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Capacities and delays at priority intersections

  • R. J. Salter
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Abstract

In contrast to traffic signal-controlled junctions, where saturation flows and resulting junction capacities can be easily calculated, the estimation of the practical capacity of priority type junctions presents considerable difficulties.

Keywords

Queue Length Time Headway Major Road Road Vehicle Traffic Stream 
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© Y. Salter and N. B. Hounsell 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Salter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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