The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610
TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Hai Yang
Chair Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
January 2016
Course
:
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Units
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 7
Modal Split Analysis
Q1: Application of The Logit Model
A calibration study resulted in the following utility equation:
Uk = ak 0. 025 X1 0. 032 X2 0. 015 X3 0. 002 X4
where X1 =access plus e
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 5
Trip Generation Analysis
QUESTION 1. A small study area represented by six traffic zones has the following
characteristics:
Zone
1
2
3
4
5
6
Trip Production
Car Ownership
600
250
450
200
900
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Spring 2016
Chapter 3: Geometric Design of Highways
Contents:
Description of design criteria, engineering standards, and
design procedures.
Overview of the Planning and Design Process of a Roadway:
Phase 1: The need for a new route established.
Basic features of the
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Spring 2016
Chapter 2: Traffic Flow Fundamentals
Purpose of traffic flow analysis: to design and
operate transportation systems with greatest
possible efficiency and safety.
traffic volume
traffic type
Dimension of traffic
speed
distribution over time and space
Ap
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 2
Traffic Flow Fundamentals
QUESTION 1
Assuming a linear speeddensity relationship, the mean free speed on a highway
facility lane equals 55 mph near zero density, and the jam density is obser
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CIVL3610 TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
ASSIGNMENT CHAPTER 3 SOLUTION
SPRING 2016
Q1. A 2000ft vertical curve connects a +3% to a 5%. If the vertical tangents intersect at sta.
52+60.55 and elevation 877.62 ft, calculate the elevations at PVC, P
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Spring 2016
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 8
Transportation Planning Overview
TANG Yili
Room 3595
1
1
Trip distribution
The Gravity Model
Model calibration
The Fractar Method
2
2
The Gravity Model
Qij Pi
Output from trip generation
Pi
Aj
Aj Fij Kij
j
Aj Fij Kij
Base year distrib
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 8
Trip Assignment
QUESTION 1
A freeway section 20 miles long has a free speed of 70mph, Qmax=3000 veh/hr,
Q=1500 veh/hr, =0.15, =0.474, =4, and T0=17.14 minutes. Apply the Davidson,
BPR, and Gre
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Transportation planning
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 9
By SHAO Chaoyi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
28/04/2016
Planning decisions
Transportation system
Highway, public transport.
Socioeconomic
patterns
Land use patterns
Residential location, public
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Spring 2016
Transportation planning
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 7
By Shao Chaoyi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
14/04/2016
Fundamentals
Objectives
Transportation modeling framework
Provide information for planning decisions by model simulation given
historica
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
ZHANG Shuyang
[email protected]
Office: Room 3595
1. Vertical Curve Design
SSD: Stopping sight distance
Distance travelled between you see an obstacle and your car stops.
Car, drivers, pavement
Minimum SSD and Desirable SSD
S: Sight distance
Eyesight,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 7
Model Spilt Analysis
QUESTION 1: Application of The Logit Model
A calibration study resulted in the following utility equation:
Uk = ak 0.025X1 0.032X2 0.015X3 0.002X4
where X1 = access plus e
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
Transportation planning
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 11
By Jiang Gege
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
05/05/2016
Planning decisions
The 4step
Surveys
Alternative scenarios
CIVL 261 Tutorial 12
Implement
the optimal
2
CIVL 261 Tutorial 12
3
UE vs. SO
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CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 3
Highway Capacity and Level of Service
QUESTION 1
The following 12 consecutive 5min vehicle counts were taken on a highway:
60
40
55
65
85
90
100
110
140
95
65
40
(a)
Plot the histogram of th
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Transportation
Systems: Analysis, Planning and Operations
1) Transportation problems and solution strategies
2) Components, evaluation, classifications and
characteristics of transportation systems
Hong Kongs roads have
one of t
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Chapter 4: Transportation Planning
Main Contents
to presents some simple traffic forecasting
methods
to explain the most fundamental elements of
transportation planning
to describe the conventional 4stage transport
model
(Transportation) Planning
Plan
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Spring 2016
CIVL 3610 Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Tutorial Quiz 3 Solution
Name:
Student ID:
34 March, 2016
Question:
Traffic flow on Bonham Road is steady with rate of 1,300 veh/hr and speed of 65mph, until at 09:00
a.m. a truck enters from Hing Hon Road
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CIVL3610 Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Tutorial 2 Quiz Solution
Name:
Student ID:
Feb 25, 2016
Question 1:
Assume a linear speeddensity relationship, the mean free flow speed on a highway facility is 60 mph
near zero density. The jam density is
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL3610 Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Tutorial Quiz 4 Solution
Name:
Student ID:
1011 March, 2016
Question:
A fourlane freeway (two lanes in each direction) is located on a level terrain with
12ft lanes, and no lateral obstructions within 8ft
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
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Spring 2016
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 1 Quiz
Question 1:
One observes a cyclic traffic flow on
vR=50km/hr,
vG=60km/hr,
vP=80km/hr,
a road from his table through the
hG=30s
20veh arrives
?=5veh/min
coffee shop window. Three groups of
vehicles arrived in the 15min period.
Red
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 8
Trip Assignment
Q1.
A freeway section 20 miles long has a free speed of 70 mph, Qmax =3000 veh/hr (satyration
flow), Q=1500 veh/hr, =0.474, =4, and T0 =17.14 minutes. Apply the BPR and Greens
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 4
Geometric Design of Highwayss
Q1. A 2000ft vertical curve connects a +3% to a 5%. If the vertical tangents intersect at
sta. 52+60.55 and elevation 877.62 ft, calculate the elevations at PV
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
CIVL 3610  Traffic and Transportation Engineering
ASSIGNMENT 1
Introduction to Transportation Systems
Question
Urban road networks in Hong Kong exhibit high levels of traffic congestion during peakhours. The number of private vehicles on the roads is inc
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Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
Traffic Flow Fundamentals
CIVL3610 Tutorial 2
Prepared by
Xinwei Li
[email protected]
Office: Room 3595
25 Feb 2016
Tutorial 2 Outline
Lane Occupancy
Space Occupancy R (%)
Time Occupancy, LO (%)
Macroscopic Model of Traffic Flow
Greenshields Model
Green
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
CIVL 3610

Spring 2016
Traffic Flow Fundamentals
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 1
Prepared by
Xinwei LI
[email protected]
Office: Room 3595
18 Feb 2016
CIVL 3610 Tutorial 1
1
Outline
Traffic stream variables
Time mean speed & space mean speed
Measurement of space mean speed
CIVL 3610 Tutori