Corpus ID: 15323688

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE IMPACT OF RAINFALL ON FREEWAY TRAFFIC FLOW

@inproceedings{Smith2003ANII,
  title={AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE IMPACT OF RAINFALL ON FREEWAY TRAFFIC FLOW},
  author={B. Smith and Kristi G. Byrne and Rachel B. Copperman},
  year={2003}
}
  • B. Smith, Kristi G. Byrne, Rachel B. Copperman
  • Published 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Transportation agencies are seeking to integrate weather data into traffic operations in order to improve system efficiency. In order to do so, it is essential that transportation professionals have a solid understanding of the impact of various weather conditions on traffic flow. The purpose of this research effort was to investigate the impact of rainfall, at varying levels of intensity, on freeway capacity and operating speeds. The findings of this study, derived from traffic and weather… CONTINUE READING

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