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Accession Number PB2013-111565
Title Speed Management Toolbox for Rural Communities.
Publication Date Apr 2013
Media Count 96p
Personal Author N. Hawkins S. Knickerbocker S. L. Hallmark
Abstract The primary objective of this toolbox is to summarize various known traffic-calming treatments and their effectiveness. This toolbox focuses on roadway-based treatments for speed management, particularly for rural communities with transition zones. Education, enforcement, and policy strategies should also be considered, but are not the focus of this toolbox. The research team identified treatments based on their own research, a review of the literature, and discussion with other professionals. This toolbox describes each treatment and summarizes placement, advantages, disadvantages, effectiveness, appropriateness, and cost for each treatment. The categories of treatments covered in this toolbox are as follows: horizontal physical displacement, vertical physical displacement, narrowing, surroundings, pavement markings, traffic control signs, and other strategies.
Keywords Pavement markings
Pysical displacement
Radway treatments
Road narrowing
Rral traffic calming
Rral transitions
Rural communities
Rural traffic
Taffic management
Traffic safety
Transition zone

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
43G - Transportation
Corporate Author Center for Transportation Research and Education, Ames, IA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1325
Contract Number N/A

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