Journal of Missouri Valley Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers
The superior safety record of modern roundabouts is well known in Western Europe, Australia and in most British-influenced countries around the world. The experience from a single modern roundabout installed in the City of Manhattan, Kansas, some three years ago, also shares the same experience. A major study of the performance of Manhattan, Kansas, modern roundabout was conducted at Kansas State University (KSU) and was co-sponsored by Mac-Blackwell National Rural Transportation Study Center, Kansas State University, and the City of Manhattan. The study examined three intersections, one modern roundabout and two Two-Way Stop Controlled (TWSC) intersections with similar traffic conditions. The aim of this paper is to compare how a roundabout functions with regard with one type of the traditional intersection traffic controls, i.e., the TWSC.
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Missouri Valley Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers
Eustace, Deogratias, "Performance Comparison of a Roundabout Versus Two-Way Stop Controlled (TWSC) Intersections" (2000). Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Faculty Publications. 10.
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