Footfall: making every customer count
- Two-dimensional cellular automaton traffic model with randomly switching traffic lights. Guoqing, Gu; Poming, Hui; Binghong, Wang; Shiqiang, Dai // Applied Mathematics & Mechanics;Sep1998, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p807
Cellular automaton traffic models can include various factors in traffic systems and the corresponding computational simulations are rather simple and effective. The Biham-Middleton-Levine model (BML model) facilitates the simulation of two-dimentional traffic flow problems via the cellular...
- Carlisle 'road diet' will take time to build business. Ryan, Jim T. // Central Penn Business Journal;5/28/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p3
The article discusses the road traffic management plans of the government of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It mentions that Indiana's road diet system will be applied in Carlisle. It says that the road diet will tame car and truck traffic, making the town safer for pedestrians. The implications of the...
- MID-CENTURY CUSTOMERS. // Modern Railways;Jan2014, Vol. 71 Issue 784, p80
The article focuses on the opportunities and challenges in the railway industry with information on its customer services, demographic pattern of its consumers, and the impact of technological innovations in the industry. Topics discussed include the integration of modern technology in the...
- A new way to slow down speeders. DePoy, Traci J. // Roads & Bridges;Jan98, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the testing of Motion Imaging Recording System (MIRS), a technology for catching motorists running red lights. Description and features of the technology; Plan of the government to proposed the technology to legislators after the tests to consider passing a law to implement the...
- Taming the Traffic Tiger. Plous, F.K. // Planning;Aug2000, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p22
Focuses on the three kinds of traffic management tools in the United States. How CarLink, a car-sharing project of Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, works; Theories of the simulation software being developed by the Transportation Analysis Simulations Systems; Information on the...
- Know with the flow. Excell, Jon // Engineer (00137758);6/13/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7629, p9
Features the City Floating Car Data system for detecting and reporting road congestion developed at Fraunhofer Institute in Berlin, Germany. Use of vehicles as sensors to monitor the flow of traffic; Implementation of the system on the streets of Athens, Greece during the 2004 Olympic Games.
- TEXAS: DFW Global Traffic Drops. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;8/21/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32696, p9
The article reports on the declination of traffic at the Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas, after the completion of $1.8 billion International Terminal D. The airport expected overall traffic to be flat to slightly lower in 2007 as carriers seek to fill a higher percentage of seats...
- `ZipLane' Speeds Hawaii's Traffic. // Futurist;Apr99, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p10
Deals with the ZipLane, a traffic technology process used in Honolulu, Hawaii. How the process works; Comments from the Barrier Systems Inc., developer of the technology.
- Ossining tries a two-way street to prosperity. GOLDEN, JOHN // Westchester County Business Journal;8/18/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 33, p8
The article reports on a six-month pilot project in Ossining, New York, wherein a one-way stretch of the commercial street, Spring Street, has been opened to two-way traffic.