Bulletin de recherche de l'ATC

Le Bulletin de recherche de l'ATC présente de brefs aperçus de récentes publications et d'articles scientifiques de source internationale jugés d'intérêt particulier pour le transport routier au Canada. Le bulletin contient des liens vers les versions intégrales des documents en question qui sont publiés dans la langue soumise.

E.g., 08/17/2022
E.g., 08/17/2022
Jeudi, 28 Janvier, 2016 - 16:15
While pricing of managed lanes has been in place for over 20 years, most of the projects have been conversions of existing high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes into high-occupancy-toll (HOT) lanes. These are the first generation projects. This primer explores the evolution of first-generation pricing strategies into more complex express toll lanes using new...
Jeudi, 28 Janvier, 2016 - 16:15
Public agencies are required by state and federal laws to provide accessibility on their right-of-way (ROW). Failure of public agencies to provide accessibility on their ROW has resulted in costly settlements. Accordingly, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) needs to provide information for local public agencies, consultants, contractors, and IDOT...
Jeudi, 28 Janvier, 2016 - 16:15
This report presents a consistent methodology to evaluate and report ITS asset performance from the road user perspective. It reviews current ITS performance evaluation practices amongst Austroads and road agencies. VicRoads methodology was adopted and generalised, and a five-step framework was established to retrieve, analyse and report on asset...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 20:45
Rural communities cover much of the United States, but often grow at a slower rate than metropolitan areas. Smart growth approaches to development can help these places strengthen their economies while protecting their environment and residents’ health. For example, encouraging compact development allows people to drive less if they choose, reducing air...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 20:30
This study evaluated alternatives to raised/non-traversable medians on driveways and approaches. Raised medians are often considered as an effective technique to limit direct left-turns that may be due to a significant number of conflict points. The raised medians provide an added benefit of improved corridor aesthetics. This research effort specifically...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 20:15
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 483: Training and Certification of Highway Maintenance Workers documents front-line maintenance worker training and certification practices for highway transportation agencies in the United States and Canada. The report includes the types of topics being addressed by training and...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 20:15
This report assesses cycling in five of Canada’s largest cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. It analyzes how well cycling networks serve residents in each of these cities, and how effectively each city has responded to the growth in cycling and the demand for safer and more accessible infrastructure that takes cyclists where they...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 20:00
Various tests were performed to analyze the effectiveness of flared-end inlet protection products. The tests were conducted at the Erosion Control Research and Training Center (ECRTC) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. These tests analyzed the ability of the products to prevent sediment from entering curb and gutter inlets via site runoff. The...
Mercredi, 27 Janvier, 2016 - 19:45
This document provides a review of approaches, methods, and tools that can be used to evaluate how freight improvements contribute to economic competitiveness and the cost of goods. The information within is intended to serve as a point of reference to assist practitioners, particularly state and regional transportation decision makers, in considering how...
Mardi, 26 Janvier, 2016 - 20:15
Road Network Operations (RNO) concern the methods at the disposal of road authorities and highway infrastructure operators that contribute to safer and more efficient travel for road users and for society as a whole. This includes techniques such as traffic incident detection, incident management, traffic control (urban and inter-urban), traveller information (...
Mardi, 26 Janvier, 2016 - 20:15
This electronic encyclopaedia, called "Road Tunnels Manual", comprises two principal parts. The part “Transverse aspects” contains 5 chapters that consider general aspects of road tunnels. The part “Operational and Safety Requirements” of the Manual contains 4 chapters and addresses particular elements of tunnels taking these...
Mardi, 26 Janvier, 2016 - 20:00
Cette encyclopédie électronique, appelée "Manuel des Tunnels routiers", comprend deux parties principales. La partie « Aspects transversaux » comporte 5 chapitres qui traitent des aspects transversaux des tunnels routiers. La partie « Exigences opérationnelles et sécuritaires » du Manuel comprend 4 chapitres et traite des...

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