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Title:Evaluation of Transit Signal Priority Strategies for Small-Medium Cities
Authors:Kiel Ova and Ayman Smadi
Publication Date:Dec 2001
Report #:DP-142
TRID #:01685410
Keywords:bus routes, evaluation and assessment, forecasting, headways, implementation, medium sized cities, peak periods, small cities, traffic delays, traffic signal priority, traffic simulation, travel time
Type:Research Report – Department Publications

 

Abstract

This study provides a theoretical evaluation of Transit Signal Priority (TSP) strategies in small-medium size areas to alleviate missed connections, enhance service, and attract more transit riders. Several scenarios are evaluated, involving two TSP strategies; existing and reduced bus headways; and two traffic peak periods. The study findings could give practitioners information concerning TSP implementation in a small-medium size city.

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