Edward Seymour

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T his is the first in a series of three articles concerning the National ITS Architecture. The objective of the series is to convey key ITS Architecture facts and concepts to transportation practitioners who will be implementing and operating ITS systems. This initial article describes the National ITS Architecture using an economic analogy. As with many(More)
The major climate drivers discussed in chapter 3.0 have significant implications for the transportation system in the Gulf Coast region. This chapter provides an overview, in section 4.1, of the impacts of climate change on the region's transportation infrastructure. It starts with a summary organized around the primary climate effects addressed in chapter(More)
T he allowance of right turn on red (RTOR) after stop is debated among many traffic engineering professionals. Proponents cite the benefits of increased intersection capacity, reduction of auto pollution emissions, and a savings of energy and time through reduced delay. Opponents express concern about increased accident potential and increased vehicular and(More)
The Phase I Study area includes 48 contiguous coastal counties in 4 States, running from the Galveston Bay region in Texas to the Mobile Bay region in Alabama. This region is home to almost 10 million people living in a range of urban and rural settings, contains some of the Nation's most critical transportation infrastructure, and is highly vulnerable to(More)
The effective control of an active rectifier requires a control system capable of a number of high-speed real-time operations including multiple reference frame transformations. This paper presents a cost-effective, computationally efficient method of control for active rectifiers. An analytical comparison is provided of the technique with respect to an(More)
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