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The effects of at grade LRT at signalised intersections

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Many cities in developed countries are suffering from road traffic congestion and pollution caused by the rapid growth in private car use during the past twenty years. Thus, a growing market has developed for quality public transport systems, and light rail transit (LRT) systems, in particular, have been the source of considerable interest. A key design issue facing LRT planners and engineers is the LRT at-grade crossing at intersections. In consideration of the above, a simulation model, TRGMSM has been developed in the University of Southampton to analyze the interactions of at-grade operation of LRT and road vehicles at such intersections. This paper summarizes the main features of the simulation model.

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Wu, J. and McDonald, M. (1994) The effects of at grade LRT at signalised intersections In, Compendium of Technical Papers, 64th ITE Annual Meeting, Dallas,Texas,16-19 October 1994. Washington, US, Institute of Transportation Engineers pp. 481-485.

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Published date: 1994
Keywords: grade crossing protection systems, light rail transit, railroad grade crossings, signalized intersections, simulation

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Local EPrints ID: 74602
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/74602
PURE UUID: 92647eeb-05c8-4c72-b3e0-0ce48e6b4e48

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:45

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