Level of Service on different segment Road : A Review

Authors(2) :-Adarsh Patel , Khushbu Bhatt

Traffic congestion is a problem of the daily life of people. In the wake of the development of smart cities in India, the traffic congestion is a major bottleneck as it causes delays and immense loss of man-hours. The congestion leads to air pollution and decreasing level of service. There are a lot of measures taken all over the world but due to an exponential increase in the traffic, the Indian roads are experiencing poor level of service. Due to rapid industrialization, urbanization and commercialization there is a huge need to improve the level of service. This review paper is intended to highlight various studies reported with regards to measurement of the level of service and congestion and gives a suitable measure.

Authors and Affiliations

Adarsh Patel
Civil Department, Parul University, Parul Institute of Technology and Engineering, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Khushbu Bhatt
Civil Department, Parul University, Parul Institute of Technology and Engineering, Baroda, Gujarat, India

congestion, capacity, level of service

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 451-454
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173690
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Adarsh Patel , Khushbu Bhatt, " Level of Service on different segment Road : A Review , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.451-454, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173690

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