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Guide to Traffic Management Part 9: Traffic Operations
Guide to Traffic Management Part 9: Traffic Operations is concerned with the day-to-day operations that support the provision of road services to road network users. It introduces the concept of traffic operations as underpinning road user services,…
Current Practice and Developments in Concept of Operations across Road Agencies in Australia and New Zealand
Though network operations planning is growing, there is a perceived disconnect between those who work at the strategic end of the process and those involved in the tactical or operational day-to-day end.
Webinar: Techniques for Incident Management to Support Network Operations Planning
This webinar, presented on 29 August 2017, provides an overview of contemporary local and international incident management practices and a harmonised traffic incident management (TIM) framework that supports network operations planning. The…
Techniques for Incident Management to Support Network Operations Planning
This report investigates current local and international incident management techniques and proposes an Australasian incident management framework that supports network operations planning.
Operational Management of Arterial/Managed Motorway Interfaces for Network Optimisation
Signalised interchanges and ramp metering are major components of the interface between the arterial road system and the motorway system. The control systems of motorways and arterials are often treated as separate control components, which can…
Freeway Incident Detection Technologies and Techniques
This project aims to review current technologies and techniques for automatic freeway incident detection (AFID) and to provide guidance on the deployment of AFID applications, focusing on the operational aspects of incident detection. The focus is…
Balancing Traffic Density in a Signalised Network
The current practice of balancing traffic density or distributing traffic evenly in a road network is essentially subjective and is achieved manually through expert opinions. This report summarises these expert opinions and investigates whether…
Traffic Incident Management: Best Practice
The Austroads Improving Traffic Incident Management project involves a review of traffic incident management in major urban regions across Australia and New Zealand. This report provides a brief overview of all aspects of traffic incident management,…
Review of Current Traffic Incident Management Practices
This report reviewed current traffic incident management practices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, to identify successful practices and challenges or gaps in current practices that could lead to improvements in the management of…
Microsimulation as a Planning, Operations and Training Aid for Incident Management
This report investigates the appropriateness of microsimulation modelling for the planning, operation and training of incident management in a road network. The methodology for this study includes a literature review and a modelling case study of…