traffic flow


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traffic flow

[′traf·ik ‚flō]
(civil engineering)
The total number of vehicles passing a given point in a given time, expressed as vehicles per hour.
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The police spokesman said that efforts are underway to ensure smooth traffic flow in the city and cooperation of road users in crucial to overcome traffic related problems.
Slip lanes for entrance and exit of PWD and Pakistan Town would be provided while widening of U-Turn at PWD signal will be also carried out to ensure uninterrupted traffic flow at these locations.
The Trials smoother traffic flow has also reduced the duration of congestion by approximately 10min whilst decreasing queue lengths by approximately 500m.
People can get the latest updates on traffic flow via the toll-free Plusline at 1-800-88-0000 and Twitter at www.twitter.com/plustrafik or MHA at 1-800-88-7752 as well as the Twitter page at www.twitter.com/llminfotrafik.
A queue quickly formed behind the stopped car and overall traffic flow was slowed.
The authorities should depute traffic constables to ensure proper parking and traffic flow.
Several researchers have used a wide variety of approaches for predicting short-term traffic flow. Existing traffic flow prediction approaches can be divided into parametric approaches and nonparametric approaches.
"Heavy commercial vehicles operators are urged to exercise caution and restraint and to follow traffic flow directions that are being provided by the Traffic Police Department.
He has directed that comprehensive planning should be done to improve the traffic flow adding that hurdles and encroachments should be removed because they affect the smooth traffic flow.
Councillor Karen Shore, the council's cabinet member for environment, explained: "The traffic signals were removed in February 2016 as part of a trial to see if the traffic flow improved in the area.
During the last decades a growing number of car transport rate increasing challenge of traffic flow management.
The new openings on Rayyan Road as part of the upgrade projects are expected to bring a significant improvement in the traffic flow in the area.

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