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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…
Guide to Smart Motorways
This Guide provides practitioners with a definite, standardised set of smart motorway information within a single reference document to support the delivery of safe and efficient smart motorways. It primarily comprises guidance on the selection,…
Development of Guide Content on Managed Motorways
This report formulates content for the Austroads Guides on managed motorways. The majority of the content has been adopted from the VicRoads Managed Freeways: Freeway Ramp Signals Handbook (2010 and updated version 2013) and the VicRoads Managed…
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…
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…
Freeway Design Parameters for Fully Managed Operations
Austroads Project NS1375 provides a guide that can be used by road authorities to develop their own set of detailed design guidelines. A guide of this nature is required as current freeway design guidelines are based on design principles established…
Guidelines for Setting-up and Operation of Signalised Intersections with Red Light Cameras
The literature has produced mixed results on the effectiveness of red light cameras on crashes. Various Australian studies have shown crash reductions varying from 7% to 46%. Different studies also report different results in the crash types that…