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Traffic control systems handbook

Author: United States. Federal Highway Administration. Implementation Division.
Publisher: Washington : The Administration : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook, which was developed in recognition of the need for the compilation and dissemination of information on advanced traffic control systems, presents the basic principles for the planning, design, and implementation of such systems for urban streets and freeways. The presentation concept and organization of this handbook is developed from the viewpoint of systems engineering. Traffic control studies are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Traffic control systems handbook.
Washington : The Administration : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976
(OCoLC)970623002
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Federal Highway Administration. Implementation Division.
OCLC Number: 3627573
Notes: "Implementation package 76-10."
Description: xvi, 650 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: A systems approach --
Traffic control studies --
Traffic control concepts: Urban street systems --
Traffic control concepts: Freeways --
Surveillance concepts --
Hardware components --
Computer concepts --
Communication concepts --
Traffic detectors --
Local controllers --
Central controllers --
Display --
Television --
Driver information systems --
Available systems technology --
Candidate system definition --
Candidate system evaluation --
Design and implementation --
Management --
Appendices --
Alphabetical index.
Responsibility: prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Development, Implementation Division.

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This handbook, which was developed in recognition of the need for the compilation and dissemination of information on advanced traffic control systems, presents the basic principles for the planning, design, and implementation of such systems for urban streets and freeways. The presentation concept and organization of this handbook is developed from the viewpoint of systems engineering. Traffic control studies are described, and traffic control and surveillance concepts are reviewed. Hardware components are outlined, and computer concepts, and communication concepts are stated. Local and central controllers are described, as well as display, television and driver information systems. Available systems technology and candidate system definition, evaluation and implementation are also covered. The management of traffic control systems is discussed.

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