Traffic engineering / Roger P. Roess, Elena S. Prassas, William R. McShane.
By: Roess, Roger P.
Contributor(s): Prassas, Elena S | McShane, William R.Material type: BookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson, c2011Edition: 4th ed.Description: x, 734 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780136135739 (alk. paper); 0136135730 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Traffic engineering -- United StatesDDC classification: 388.3120973
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to traffic engineering -- Road user and vehicle characteristics -- Roadways and their geometric characteristics -- Introduction to traffic control devices -- Traffic stream characteristics -- Introduction to traffic flow theory -- Statistical applications in traffic engineering -- Traffic data collection and reduction methodologies -- Volume studies and characteristics -- Speed, travel time, and delay studies -- Highway traffic safety: studies, statistics, and programs -- Parking -- Fundamental concepts for uninterrupted flow facilities -- Basic freeway segments and multilane highways -- Weaving, merging, and diverging movements on freeways and multilane highways -- Two-lane highways -- Signing and marking for freeways and rural highways -- The hierarchy of intersection control -- Elements of intersection design and layout -- Basic principles of intersection signalization -- Fundamentals of signal timing and design: pretimed signals -- Fundamentals of signal timing: actuated signals -- Critical movement analysis of signalized intersections -- Analysis of signalized interactions -- Intelligent transportation systems in support of traffic management and control -- Signal coordination for arterials and networks: undersaturated conditions -- Signal coordination for arterials and networks: oversaturated conditions -- Analysis of streets in a multimodal context -- Planning, design, and operation of streets and arterials -- Traffic impact analysis.