ATMS04-Traffic Metering

Status

Future

Description

This service package provides central monitoring and control, communications, and field equipment that support metering of traffic. It supports the complete range of metering strategies including ramp, interchange, and mainline metering. This package incorporates the instrumentation included in the Network Surveillance service package (traffic sensors are used to measure traffic flow and queues) to support traffic monitoring so responsive and adaptive metering strategies can be implemented. Also included is configurable field equipment to provide information to drivers approaching a meter, such as advance warning of the meter, its operational status (whether it is currently on or not, how many cars per green are allowed, etc.), lane usage at the meter (including a bypass lane for HOVs) and existing queue at the meter.

Includes Elements

Local City Field Equipment
Yakima Field Equipment
Local City Traffic Operations Center
Yakima Traffic Operations Center
Yakima County Field Equipment
Yakima County Traffic Operations
WSDOT Field Equipment
WSDOT SC Region TMC