Traffic management

Cover of Guide to Traffic Management Part 2: Traffic Theory
Guide to Traffic Management Part 2: Traffic Theory
  • Publication no: AGTM02-15
  • ISBN: 978-1-925294-78-1
  • Published: 27 October 2015
  • Edition: 2

Guide to Traffic Management Part 2: Traffic Theory provides practitioners with the theoretical background necessary to appreciate the nature of traffic behaviour and to undertake analyses required in the development and assessment of both traffic management plans and road design proposals.

Edition 2.0 includes updated descriptions of each Part in Section 1.2 and a new Section 2.4 on the Kinemetic wave model. It also includes a new Commentary 7 on an alternative method of delay calculation in gap acceptance situations, as supplementary information to Section 5.2.1. Additional sections are updated in Section 7.5 to reflect the latest Austroads research findings regarding freeway flow under congested conditions. The Austroads recent research work on ramp metering, variable speed limits and other managed motorway tools is updated in an additional Section.