Fundamental Concepts for Interrupted Flow

Elena S. Prassas, Roger P. Roess

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Any discussion of capacity analysis for signalized intersections must begin with a common vocabulary concerning key factors and measures describing the operation of traffic signals. Unfortunately, this vocabulary has changed over the years. It is useful, however, to use a common nomenclature in discussing any of the historic or current analysis methodologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
Number of pages20
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
ISSN (Print)2194-8119
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8127


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management

Cite this

Prassas, E. S., & P. Roess, R. (2020). Fundamental Concepts for Interrupted Flow. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic (pp. 17-36). (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 12). Springer.