Traffic Characteristics Evaluation and Traffic Management Measures: A Case study of Dharwad City
Devaraj Hanumappa1, *, Raviraj H. Mulangi2, Nityanand S. Kudachimath3
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2018
First Page: 258
Last Page: 272
Publisher Id: TOTJ-12-258
Article History:Received Date: 2/6/2018
Revision Received Date: 5/8/2018
Acceptance Date: 15/8/2018
Electronic publication date: 31/08/2018
Collection year: 2018
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Traffic problems in the urban areas are increasing at a rapid rate. Engineers, planners or the policymakers are having a tough time in dealing with their multiple constraints for getting the desired solution. Some of the main transportation planning problems are mixed traffic plying on the roads, inadequate parking areas, increasing number of vehicles and road users, the unbalanced pattern of land use with obsolete road system, increasing number of road facilities and environmental pollution. Since in India most of the cities are unplanned, we are only left with an option management of existing infrastructure. In this paper, one such case study is presented in which a detailed traffic management for the city of Dharwad is carried out.