Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual

Roger P. Roess, Elena Prassas

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Abstract

“Uninterrupted flow” describes a type of facility; it is not a description of the quality of flow on a given facility or segment. Specifically, uninterrupted flow exists on any facility where there are no causes of interruption external to the traffic stream. Thus, a freeway is an uninterrupted flow facility, even when it is operating under breakdown conditions: in such cases, the causes of the interruption(s) to flow are interactions among vehicles that are internal to the traffic stream.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages119-131
Number of pages13
Volume5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
Volume5
ISSN (Print)2194-8119
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8127

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road
methodology
traffic
Flow interactions
cause
Highway systems
motorway
Methodology
interaction
Interruption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management

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Roess, R. P., & Prassas, E. (2014). Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic (Vol. 5, pp. 119-131). (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 5). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05786-6_5

Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual. / Roess, Roger P.; Prassas, Elena.

Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 5 Springer International Publishing, 2014. p. 119-131 (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Roess, RP & Prassas, E 2014, Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual. in Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. vol. 5, Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic, vol. 5, Springer International Publishing, pp. 119-131. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05786-6_5
Roess RP, Prassas E. Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 5. Springer International Publishing. 2014. p. 119-131. (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05786-6_5
Roess, Roger P. ; Prassas, Elena. / Overview of uninterrupted flow methodologies of the highway capacity manual. Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 5 Springer International Publishing, 2014. pp. 119-131 (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic).
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