Central, East, Southwest Arterial and Freeway Ramp Metering Study 2003

Countywide
PROJECT BUDGET N/A
PROJECT SPONSOR
TRANSPAC, TRANSPLAN & SWAT
LOCATION:
Central, East, and Southwest County
STATUS:
Completed
Delays
This study finds that ramp metering decreases mainline delays while increasing ramp delays.
This study is part of a discussion of ramp metering at the local level. The regional transportation committees for Central, East, and Southwest (TRANSPAC, TRANSPLAN, and SWAT) worked with Caltrans and the Authority to perform a technical analysis of the impacts and benefits of ramp metering arterial and freeway ramp metering. This comprehensive study examined in detail the benefits and drawbacks of ramp metering, with a strong focus on impact to surface streets.


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