traffic density


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traffic density

[′traf·ik ‚den·səd·ē]
(civil engineering)
The average number of vehicles that occupy 1 mile or 1 kilometer of road space, expressed in vehicles per mile or per kilometer.
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With c set to 5 nm (9.27 km), it embodies the industry standard definition of the separation at which traffic density becomes unacceptable.
In 2016, Cebu City was placed at the top of a global survey by Google's Waze app that revealed the 'worst places in the world to be a driver.' Analyzing the experience of users across 185 cites around the globe, the survey took into account traffic density, road safety and infrastructure.
SUPC officials said the five areas comprising phase one were selected based on studies of road traffic density, rate of accidents, number of pedestrians, walking distance to the nearest public transport stations, and surrounding markets and institutions.
Since then, additional longitudinal studies have demonstrated consistent associations between NRAP and CHD, using traffic density, proximity to roadways, and a near-roadway pollutant surrogate, elemental carbon (Gan et al.
The project was designed to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety, in order to accommodate traffic density around the area, in addition to increasing the absorptive capacity of road traffic.
ISLAMABAD/ RAWALPINDI, May 23, 2011 (Frontier Star): Problem of noise pollution in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi is increasing day by day and causing hearing problems, like other major town of the country because of high traffic density and lack of proper traffic management.
The governmentEoe1/4aos move to do away with intersections comes in the wake of the rising number of accidents happening on the stretch, in addition to the very high traffic density.
ERTMS carries the signalling information directly to the train driver, enabling faster train speeds and increased traffic density while maintaining a high level of safety.
Dear Editor, -It was a great shame that neither your reporter (Post, Feb 2) nor members of Moseley Rugby Club were present at the packed meeting between local residents and Birmingham Council planning committee on Saturday, January 31 to hear the real reasons why local residents are objecting to The Reddings development They were the loss of open space with no resultant increase in leisure facilities for Moseley ward residents; the effects of such an intensive development on schools, health services and sewerage and water facilities; concerns about traffic density and road safety and finally displeasure at the design quality of such houses in a proposed conservation area.
When finished, it will provide an alternative route to the A 8 motorway where it passes through Bilbao, a section suffering from frequent jams due to the extremely high traffic density. It will also improve access to the new terminal at Bilbao airport.
The purpose of the information system is to provide statistical surveys and visualize the traffic density of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles in different urban areas where the corresponding sensor networks are located.
Published in the app's blog on Tuesday, the study took into consideration traffic density and severity, quality of roads and infrastructure, road safety, driver services, social economics, and 'wazeyness' or the 'happiness and helpfulness of the Waze community.'

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