Description

This book introduces traffic engineering, covering not only implementation but social, environmental and legislative issues. Written by practitioners, Traffic Engineering Design offers practical solutions to real-life problems as well as explaining theory. The book has been fully updated to take account of recent developments in traffic engineering such as the growth of telematics and advanced signal control systems. It also considers the impact of new traffic management initiatives like congestion charging on the trafffic engineer.

Key Features

· Concise introduction to traffic engineering · Practical guidance on design and implementation · Includes analysis of congestion charging

Readership

Students of transport, civil and transport engineering and urban design/planning. Professionals involved in road design and traffic engineering, civil engineers, architects/planners

Table of Contents

Traffic Surveys Parking Surveys Estimating Travel Demand Capacity Analyses Traffic Management and Control Highway Layout Signal Control Parking: Design and Control Road Safety Engineering Traffic Calming Public Transport Priority The Development Process Sustainable Development Transport Telematics Statutory Requirements Congestion Charging

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750658652
Electronic ISBN:
9780080454696

About the authors

Mike Slinn

Affiliations and Expertise

The MVA Consultancy, Woking, UK

Paul Matthews

Affiliations and Expertise

The MVA Consultancy, Woking, UK

Peter Guest

Affiliations and Expertise

Hill Cannon Engineering Consultants, Reading, UK