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Utilizing High Resolution Bus Gps Data To Visualize And Identify Congestion Hot-Spots In Urban Arterials, Nicholas B. Stoll Jan 2016

Utilizing High Resolution Bus Gps Data To Visualize And Identify Congestion Hot-Spots In Urban Arterials, Nicholas B. Stoll

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The research uses high resolution bus data to examine sources of delay on urban arterials. A set of tools were created to help visualize trends in bus behavior and movement, which allowed for larger traffic trends to be visualized along urban corridors and urban streets. By using buses as probes and examining aggregated bus behavior, contoured speed plots were used to understand the behavior of roadways outside the zone of influence of bus stops. These speed plots can be utilized to discover trends and travel patterns with only a few days’ worth of data. Congestion and speed variation can be ...


Portland's Changing Landscape, Larry W. Price, Daniel M. Johnson, James A. Ashbaugh, Steve Dotterrer, Carl Abbott, Thomas M. Poulsen, Richard Lycan, Gil Latz, Kenneth Dueker, Sheldon Edner, William A. Rabiega, Steven R. Kale, Patrick E. Corcoran, Glenn Vanselow, F. E. Ian Hamilton, Nancy J. Chapman, Joan Starker Apr 1987

Portland's Changing Landscape, Larry W. Price, Daniel M. Johnson, James A. Ashbaugh, Steve Dotterrer, Carl Abbott, Thomas M. Poulsen, Richard Lycan, Gil Latz, Kenneth Dueker, Sheldon Edner, William A. Rabiega, Steven R. Kale, Patrick E. Corcoran, Glenn Vanselow, F. E. Ian Hamilton, Nancy J. Chapman, Joan Starker

Occasional Papers in Geography

Occasional Papers in Geography Publication No. 4

What is the nature and character of Portland? What are the conditions, changes and developments that have made it what it is? How does Portland compare with other places? What makes it unique? These are some of the question pursued in this volume.

This book contains thirteen chapters discussing various facets of Portland's environmental, economy, and character. It is an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of dynamics and change in the landscape. An overview is provided of Portland as a city and place to live, as well as its functional significance on a ...