Why We Should Care About Traffic

Ewing, Reid
May 2006
Planning;May2006, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents the rationale on why should people care about traffic The author compared the traffic congestion in Florida, where he lives, and Maryland, where he works. He suggested that traffic-responsive systems monitor traffic at key intersections in real time and select the most appropriate signal timing plan. Furthermore, adaptive traffic control permits signal cycle length, splits, and offsets to vary in response to current traffic conditions. He devised a plan on how to manage traffic congestion in his home town in South Florida.


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