Case Study: Using Traffic Video to Determine Access Management Needs

Case Study: Using Traffic Video to Determine Access Management Needs


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Tony Tramel is a traffic engineer, consultant, and former director of the Department of Traffic and Transportation in the Lafayette (Louisiana) Consolidated Government. He has more than 40 years of experience under his belt and has some wild traffic engineering stories to tell. In recent years, Tony has used CountingCars’ equipment to conduct some of his studies and those pieces of equipment...
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Collecting Vehicle Merging and Weaving Patterns on a Freeway

Collecting Vehicle Merging and Weaving Patterns on a Freeway


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Recently, a company contacted Traffic Data Inc. to help collect traffic data for their upcoming research project. Most of our traffic counts focus on daily volumes, turning movement counts, and/or gap studies. This study was unique in that our client was interested in documenting vehicle merging and weaving patterns at freeway interchanges. This presented a couple of unique challenges,...
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