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Formulation of traffic management strategies in disasters

Minhans, Anil (2010) Formulation of traffic management strategies in disasters. Institute of Town Planners, India Journal, 7 (2). pp. 85-97. ISSN 0537-9679

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1636196

Abstract

A traffic management (TM) strategy is a collection of traffic management measures intended to act upon a given transport situation (traffic problems, special events or transport development states). Such strategies should contain mutually supportive measures; otherwise the desired impact is not obtained and often leads to counter-productive results. This paper presents TM strategies which could be implemented in special cases of disasters. These strategies were developed as a part of a research program undertaken by the author. The required TM measures that form the TM strategies were investigated from disaster-prone or disaster affected regions of India and Germany. These derived TM strategies were developed with consideration of their impact on both areas of application- traffic demand reduction and transport supply augmentation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:traffic management, transport supply augmentation
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:37811
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:30 Apr 2014 15:59
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