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Congestion management systems (Dcmthcc)

Definition
A systematic process for defining what levels of congestion are acceptable to the community; developing performance measures for congestion; identifying alternative solutions to manage congestion; prioritizing funding for those strategies and assessing the effectiveness of those actions. (Source: www.fhwa.dot.gov/resourcecenter/teams/planning/plan_3CMS.pdf)
Broader Term
Highway traffic control systems (Dcmthc)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Advanced traffic management systems (Dcmthca)
Lane closure (Dcmthcd)
Freeway management systems (Dcmthcf)
Grade crossing protection systems (Dcmthcg)
Incident management (Dcmthcj)
Positive guidance (Dcmthcp)
Signalization (Dcmthcs)
Speed control (Dcmthct)
Work zone traffic control (Dcmthcw)