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U.S. traffic calming manual

Reid H. Ewing

U.S. traffic calming manual

by Reid H. Ewing

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Published by American Planning Association, ASCE Press in Chicago, Ill, Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic flow,
  • Management,
  • Traffic calming

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesUnited States traffic calming manual, Traffic calming manual
    StatementReid Ewing and Steven J. Brown
    ContributionsBrown, Steven J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE355.3.T7 E87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000204M
    ISBN 101932364617
    ISBN 109781932364613
    LC Control Number2008942593
    OCLC/WorldCa317987455

    The Vision Plan contains a series of traffic calming elements (street trees, roundabouts, back-in angled parking, and pedestrian median refuges) designed to slow vehicular traffic and increase safe opportunities for pedestrians. Figure Vision scenarios for Cambridge, NJ (Image Source: Route Joint Vision Plan and Traffic Calming Study). In accordance with Section , Florida Statutes, the Department of Transportation has adopted the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration's Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) by Rule , F.A.C. The MUTCD is a compilation of national standards for all traffic control devices, including road markings, highway signs, and traffic signals.

    In , ITE published Traffic Calming: State of the Practice, which became a primary traffic calming reference in the U.S. The book was widely used for its robust data on the effectiveness of traffic calming measures, its design details for various traffic calming measures, and illustrations/photos of a wide variety of measures. U.S. Traffic Calming Manual. Reid Ewing and Steven Brown / pp. American Planning Association; American Society of Civil Engineers / Book-Hardcover.

    Preview this book» What people are signalized intersections space speed humps speed limit street furniture surface traffic circles traffic control devices traffic signal traffic-calming transit Transportation Officials trian U.S. Department underpasses urban users vehicular visibility vision impairments walkways warning signs Washington. The purpose of this Manual is to provide uniform minimum standards and criteria for the design, construction, and maintenance of all public streets, roads, highways, bridges, sidewalks, curbs and curb ramps, crosswalks (where feasible), bicycle facilities, underpasses, and overpasses used by the public for vehicular and pedestrian traffic as.


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