AITPM Victorian Branch – Seminar Invitation Traffic Signal Control

Traffic Control and Coordination – Research,
Practice and Equipment

Time and Date: 4:30pm to 6:30pm, Wednesday 16th July 2014

Location: VicRoads Theatrette, 60 Denmark St, Kew

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Seminar Overview

VicRoads has engaged the School of Mathematical Science, Monash University and Melbourne University to model traffic signal control and urban networks using Cellular Automata. The research tests different SCATS configuration including comparing varying cycle times in congested environments. Joyce Lele Zhang will discuss the findings.

The recent Victorian Auditor-General report, Managing Traffic Congestion (April 2013) stated that VicRoads systematically reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of its operational management of the road system. Trent Robinson will present on Route Reviews which have been completed in 2013/14, the changes and benefits in accordance to SmartRoads guidelines.
The next generation traffic signal controller (VC6) is currently being tested, Bob Lemon, Technical Marketing Manager, Aldridge Traffic Controllers will outline the capabilities of these controllers.

Speakers:

  • Joyce Lele Zhang School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University
  • Trent Robinson Team Leader, Smart Roads Reviews
  • Bob Lemon Technical Marketing Manager, Aldridge Traffic Controllers

This event is free of charge to members and friends of the AITPM.

This event contributes to your Continuing Professional Development requirements,
as required by many professional associations

RSVP to http://aitpmvic20140716.eventbrite.com.au by 5pm Friday 11th July, 2014

Please contact Tony Fitts (0417 517 974) for further information.

 

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