Highway Capacital Manual

Conceal layout is 3-ring binder. HCM 2000 (metric devices) is a totally revised, up to date, and extended variation that displays the result of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar study attempt through NCHRP, FHWA, TCRP, and TRB. TRBs Committee on road ability and caliber of provider oversaw improvement of the handbook. The content material and layout of HCM 2000 comprise significant alterations and enhancements in research methodologies. New to HCM 2000 are a bankruptcy on interchange ramp terminals, sections at the making plans makes use of of the fabric, and a dialogue of the precise use of simulation versions. different good points comprise: greater than 1,100 pages with a close index; separate variants for U.S. primary and metric devices; separate shows of strategies and approaches; extended scope, from person issues (signals) and segments (freeways) to facility, hall, and zone vast research; and accelerated assurance of facility forms and congestion degrees. HCM 2000 is also to be had on a CD-ROM, which provides tutorials, narrated instance difficulties, explanatory movies, navigation instruments, and links among sections.

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Chapter 4 - Decision Making Presenting Results to Facilitate Interpretation 4-6 Highway Capacity Manual 2000 CHAPTER 5 GLOSSARY This chapter defines the terms used in the manual. Acceleration lane - A paved auxiliary lane, including tapered areas, allowing vehicles to accelerate when entering the through-traffic lane of the roadway. Access point - An intersection, driveway, or opening on the right-hand side of a roadway. An entry on the opposite side of a roadway or a median opening also can be considered as an access point if it is expected to influence traffic flow significantly in the direction of interest.

5-1 Acceleration lane—Articulated bus or articulated trolleybus Chapter 5 - Glossary Highway Capacity Manual 2000 Auxiliary lane—Capacity Chapter 5 - Glossary Auxiliary lane - An additional lane on a freeway to connect an on-ramp and an off-ramp. Average travel speed - The length of the highway segment divided by the average travel time of all vehicles traversing the segment, including all stopped delay times. Back of queue - The distance between the stop line of a signalized intersection and the farthest reach of an upstream queue, expressed as a number of vehicles.

R. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Press, Cheshire, Connecticut, 1983. Chapter 4 - Decision Making Presenting Results to Facilitate Interpretation 4-6 Highway Capacity Manual 2000 CHAPTER 5 GLOSSARY This chapter defines the terms used in the manual. Acceleration lane - A paved auxiliary lane, including tapered areas, allowing vehicles to accelerate when entering the through-traffic lane of the roadway. Access point - An intersection, driveway, or opening on the right-hand side of a roadway.

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