Traffic management

Cover of Guide to Traffic Management Part 3: Traffic Studies and Analysis
Guide to Traffic Management Part 3: Traffic Studies and Analysis
  • Publication no: AGTM03-09
  • ISBN: 978-1-92155-177-2
  • Published: 31 July 2009
  • Edition: 1
  • Superseded

Part 3 outlines the importance of traffic data and its analysis for the purpose of traffic management and traffic control. It serves as a means to ensure some degree of consistency in conducting traffic studies and surveys. It provides guidance on the different types of traffic studies and surveys that can beundertaken, their use and application, and methods for traffic data collection and analysis. Part 3 covers applications of the theory presented in Part 2 (Austroads 2008a), and provides guidance on traffic analysis for uninterrupted and interrupted flow facilities and for various types of intersections. It outlines sound methods of analysis for effective traffic management, design and control.