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Global Practices on Road Traffic Signal Control. Fixed-Time Control at Isolated Intersections. World Conference on Transport Research Society

  • Book
  • May 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4659880

Global Practices on Road Traffic Signal Control is a valuable reference on the current state-of-the-art of road traffic signal control around the world. The book provides a detailed description of the common principles of road traffic signal control using a well-defined and consistent format that examines their application in countries and regions across the globe. This important resource considers the differences and special considerations across countries, providing useful insights into selecting control strategies for signal timing at intersections and pedestrian crosswalks. The book's authors also include success stories for coping with increasing traffic-related problems, examining both constraints and the reasons behind them.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Principles of Road Traffic Signal Control 3. United Kingdom 4. North America 5. Germany and Austria 6. Switzerland 7. Australia and New Zealand 8. Japan 9. China 10. India 11. Korea 12. Malaysia and Singapore 13. Qatar, UAE 14. Conclusion

Authors

Keshuang Tang Associate Professor, Department of Transportation Information and Control Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Keshuang Tang is Associate Professor in the Department of Transportation Information and Control Engineering at Tongji University. He is Editor of International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Chair of the Urban Transport Operations Special Interest Group and Member of the Scientific Committee of the World Conference on Transportation Research Society. His research interests include signal control, driver behavior, and intelligent transportation systems. He's led national research projects in China and Japan and authored more than 60 journal articles. Manfred Boltze Professor, Institute for Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Head of the Institute of Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering at the Technische Universität. His research focuses on traffic, transport management, and Intelligent Transport Systems. He has been an Editorial Board member of several journals, including the Journal of International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences. He serves as a Member of the Scientific Committee and Steering Committee for the WCTRS. Hideki Nakamura Professor in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. Professor in Transportation Engineering, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan Zong Tian Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research, University of Nevada, USA. Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research, University of Nevada, USA