Traffic Congestion and Traffic Safety in the 21st Century: Challenges, Innovations, and Opportunities, Chicago Illinois, June 8-11, 1997 : Proceedings of the Conference Sponsored by Urban Transportation Division, ASCE, Highway Division, ASCE

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R. F. Benekohal, American Society of Civil Engineers. Urban Transportation Division, American Society of Civil Engineers. Highway Division
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1997 - Transportation - 639 pages

Proceedings of the Traffic Congestion and Traffic Safety in the 21st Century conference, held in Chicago, Illinois, June 8-11, 1997. Sponsored by the Urban Transportation Division and the Highway Division of ASCE.

This collection contains 92 papers covering traffic congestion and traffic safety issues. Topics include:

  • traffic congestion;
  • traffic safety trends and measure;
  • application of advanced technologies in traffic management;
  • real-time traffic control in advanced traffic management systems and intelligent transportation systems;
  • traffic calming and neighborhood traffic control;
  • incident detection and management;
  • pedestrian and bicycle facilities design and operation;
  • traffic simulation models;
  • advanced traveler information systems;
  • highway capacity analysis;
  • accident prediction models;
  • work zone congestion management;
  • transit planning and operation in congestion;
  • traffic flow theory and models;
  • access management; and
  • traffic signals.

Papers also cover traffic information available on the Internet; the role of technology in reducing congestion; and international perspectives on transportation problems.

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