traffic recorder

traffic recorder

[′traf·ik ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering)
A mechanical counter or recorder used to determine traffic movements (hourly variations and total daily volumes of traffic at a point) on an existing route; the air-impulse counter, magnetic detector, photoelectric counter, and radar detector are used.
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The trail counts were gathered with Eco-counter pneumatic tubes, and the counts on the Lance Armstrong Bikeway were gathered using an automatic traffic recorder (ATR) developed by Eco-counter that uses inductive loops to count passing bicycles.
Drivers on Interstate 5 traveling through Eugene and Springfield will experience periodic evening lane closures today and Tuesday as contractors for the Department of Transportation install conduits for an automatic traffic recorder for the Willamette River replacement bridge.
Internet traffic recorder Hitwise has reported that following the launch of the fourth series of the TV show, the official Big Brother web site has become the 34th most visited online destination in the UK.
Hourly factors were generated from the hourly volumes provided or from an automatic traffic recorder (ATR) nearby.
The intent of this specification is to describe a continuous traffic recorder capable of collecting real-time traffic data on roadways with highly accurate vehicle classification via telemetry to be supplied to the State of Maine, Department of Transportation.
Data gathered in support of the Town~s programs includes single road tube automatic traffic recorder counts, intersection turning movements for traffic signal design and operations, and vehicle type classifications for pavement design and environmental analyses (air quality and noise levels).
Tenders are invited for Purchase of automatic traffic recorder (ATR) station installation and maintenance statewide.
Project work will also include drainage improvements and replacement of traffic recorder components, bridge waterproof membrane, bridge rail and transition rail, and curb ramps to meet ADA requirements.
other improvements include signing, striping, signalization, automated traffic recorders, drainage, dig outs, curb ramps, guardrail, bridge rail, bridge repair, lighting and utility relocation.
State highway agencies collect the data through permanent, automatic traffic recorders, such as inductive loops, installed on public roads.
Tenders are invited for Perform traffic data collection at 22 intersections using Miovision cameras and 12 roadway locations using Automatic Traffic Recorders (ATR), collect travel time and speed data, and conduct field observations to obtain vehicular queue information and roadway geometry in support of the Rebuild by Design Meadowlands Project.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) currently operates and maintains a statewide system of about 190 continuous traffic count stations, also known as Automatic Traffic Recorders (ATR).
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