The Changeable-message concept of traffic control; report of a conference held July 15-16, 1971. (Book, 1972) [WorldCat.org]
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The Changeable-message concept of traffic control; report of a conference held July 15-16, 1971.

Publisher: [Washington] Highway Research Board, National Research Council [1972]
Series: Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board), 129.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Special Report contains presentations from a conference sponsored by the Highway Research Board Committee on Traffic Control Devices in July 1971 that brought together those involved in the research, development, manufacture, marketing, and operation of the various types of changeable-message signs. The program was structured to permit a comparative evaluation of the various concepts and designs for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0309020530 9780309020534
OCLC Number: 482726
Description: v, 48 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction, / Z.A. Nemeth --
Some principles for communicating with drivers through the use of variable-message displays / B.W. Stephens --
Changeable-message signs in Ohio / E.N. Burns--
Potential uses of variable-message signs in New York City / E.V. Hoddinott --
Use of changeable-message signs by Port Authority / L.E. Bender --
Fog detectors for controlling changeable-message signs / E.D. Spear --
Research Ddevelopment of the changeable-message concept for freeway traffic control / S. Hulbert and J. Beers --
Changeable-message signs / I. Hart --
VARICOM traffic control and communication system / L.A. Powers --
Design, operation, and utilization of changeable-message signs with emphasis on the rotating-drum type / S.B. Dunne --The DISTEC system: A sign of our times / W.R. Aiken --
Changeable-message displays: Some design considerations / W. Brooks and D. Nelson --
Newest cost breakthrough for changeable-message matrix signs / J.J. Mauro.
Series Title: Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board), 129.

Abstract:

This Special Report contains presentations from a conference sponsored by the Highway Research Board Committee on Traffic Control Devices in July 1971 that brought together those involved in the research, development, manufacture, marketing, and operation of the various types of changeable-message signs. The program was structured to permit a comparative evaluation of the various concepts and designs for changeable-message signs commercially available.

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