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Title:Optimization of Left Lane Traffic Signals
Authors:Peter T. Martin, Joe Perrin, Erik Brondum, and Blake Hansen
University:Utah State University
Publication Date:Mar 1998
Report #:MPC-98-91
Project #:MPC-121
TRID #:00748690
Keywords:exclusive permissive phasing, geometry, left turn phase, location, opposing traffic, traffic volume, turning lanes, vehicle detectors



This study compares the performance of left-turn phasing to provide quantifiable benefits of one phasing over another. From the analysis, guidelines are developed for determining the type of left-turn phasing based on left-turn volume, opposing through volume and lane geometry.

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