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Urban Road Traffic System

Publication Type:

Report

Authors:

Source:

Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India (2013)

Abstract:

The present toolkit would deal with the subject of “Urban Road Traffic Systems (URTS)”. The aim of this toolkit is guiding the city officials with tools and techniques for appropriate URTS for a given urban area with specific objectives as follows:

  • Planning network of roads and other elements of the road network for evolving urban centres
  • Designing new facilities as well as evaluating the old facilities as per the Standard design procedures
  • Evaluating the current service levels and areas of improvement to reach desirable levels of service in order to achieve sustainable mobility objective 
  • Need for promoting public transport as well as non-motorized transport to minimize congestion
Document Category: Traffic Management, Toolkit

The present toolkit would deal with the subject of “Urban Road Traffic Systems (URTS)”. The aim of this toolkit is guiding the city officials with tools and techniques for appropriate URTS for a given urban area with specific objectives as follows:

  • Planning network of roads and other elements of the road network for evolving urban centres
  • Designing new facilities as well as evaluating the old facilities as per the Standard design procedures
  • Evaluating the current service levels and areas of improvement to reach desirable levels of service in order to achieve sustainable mobility objective 
  • Need for promoting public transport as well as non-motorized transport to minimize congestion