Queueing Applications for Stop Sign Operation

by Matthew J. Huber, Dep of Civil & Mineral, Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, USA,
Yorgos J. Stephanedes, Dep of Civil & Mineral, Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications Within the Urban Transportation Environment

Abstract:

A pair of programs has been developed as a teaching tool to illustrate the application of simple queueing principles to transportation problems as taught in an introductory course in Transportation Engineering. Two applications are covered: (1) The operation of a single fee-collecting exit from a parking ramp and (2) The intersection of a pair of one way streets with stop-sign control on the minor street.



Subject Headings: Traffic signs | Streets | Traffic signals | Parking facilities | Graphic methods | Engineering education | Intersections | Architecture

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