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Signal Controlled Roundabouts

Local Transport Note 1/09

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Department for Transport (DfT)
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This Local Transport Note seeks to provide assistance to those involved in the design and operation of signalised roundabouts. This includes roundabouts to which signals have been added, as well as junctions designed as signalised roundabouts from the outset.

This Local Transport Note does not deal specifically withurban gyratory systems (as opposed to large roundabouts).

Key Features:

  • Introduction - Purpose and structure of the Local Transport

  • Overview - History and development of signalised roundabouts in the UK

  • Reasons for use of signals at roundabouts - General, capacity, safety, changes, pedestrians and cyclists

  • Design Considerations - Preliminary full or partial signalisation, segregated left turns, full or part-time signalling, indirect control, pedestrian/cyclist facilities, signing and road markings

  • Assessment - Introduction, TRANSYT, LinSig, Microsimulation, PCMOVA

  • Control strategies - General, vehicle actuation, cableless linking, fixed-time UTC, SCOOT, MOVA, linking to ramp metering.

Extent 52 pages ISBN 9780115530548
Size A4 Price £Not known
Format Paperback Published tbc
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