Global Practices on Road Traffic Signal Control

Global Practices on Road Traffic Signal Control

Fixed-Time Control at Isolated Intersections

1st Edition - May 3, 2019

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  • Authors: Keshuang Tang, Manfred Boltze, Hideki Nakamura, Zong Tian
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128153024
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128153031

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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive reference on country-by-country practices on road traffic signal control
  • Compiles and compares approaches across countries
  • Covers theories and common principles
  • Examines the most current systems and their implementation

Readership

Transportation/Traffic Engineering and Management researchers, students, and practitioners

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 344
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: May 3, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128153024
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128153031

About the Authors

Keshuang Tang

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Transportation Information and Control Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Manfred Boltze

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Institute for Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Hideki Nakamura

Professor in Transportation Engineering, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Zong Tian

Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research, University of Nevada, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research, University of Nevada, USA

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