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headway

1. motion in a forward direction
2. the distance or time between consecutive trains, buses, etc., on the same route

headway

[′hed‚wā]
(mining engineering)
(navigation)
Motion in a forward direction.

headroom, headway

1. The clear vertical space (as from floor to ceiling), esp. the height which is available for passage.
2. In the stage-house of a theater, the clear height over the gridiron.
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We propose a self-adjusting method to equalize headways and provide superior quality service for passengers based on dynamic boarding limits.
The usefulness of headways is evaluated by a simple linear equation that relates the critical headway ([t.
Mei and Bullen (1993) investigated different statistical distributions for headways measured on two southbound lanes of a four-lane highway during the morning peak period.
Headways Arts creative director, Alison Walton-Robson, said: "A great piece of live theatre can illustrate a person's life experience in a way that nothing else can.
Even an alert driver may fail to maintain a safe headway from the car ahead because of a perceptual inadequacy in estimating headways (Taieb & Shinar, 2001).
Maryland Drivers' Handbook, 1998; National Safety Council, 1992), in real driving situations headways of 1 s or less are typical of fast rush hour traffic (e.
A field study was conducted to evaluate drivers' actual headways in car-following situations, their relationship to the drivers' brake reaction times, and their relationship to the drivers' ability to estimate those headways using different metrics.
These non-forward-looking glances contribute to the rear-end crash problem in situations such as high rate of closure or short headways.
highways (Godwin, 1992), different roadway conditions (dry, wet, and icy), different intervehicle headways (from 0.
According to Headway these features can improve a software company's productivity by up to 30%.
Interface21's Spring Framework Delivers Increased Benefits to Customers Through Formal Relationship With Headway Software