The Highway Capacity Manual and the Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service

Elena S. Prassas, Roger P. Roess

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Abstract

The Highway Capacity Manual is one of the most fundamental documents used in the transportation and traffic engineering profession. It provides for the systematic design and evaluation of traffic facilities with regard to their capacity, and the quality of traffic service provided to facility users. This chapter provides an overview and history of the document itself, and its development over the years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-16
Number of pages16
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
Volume12
ISSN (Print)2194-8119
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8127

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management

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    Prassas, E. S., & P. Roess, R. (2020). The Highway Capacity Manual and the Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic (pp. 1-16). (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 12). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34480-1_1