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Title: The necessity for a sustainable traffic light system: the case study of el-Koura district traffic light system
Authors: Fawaz, Samer Mohammad
Gerges, Najib N. 
Affiliations: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Keywords: Traffic
Traffic Light System
Webster Method
Issue Date: 2018
Part of: European journal of engineering research & science
Volume: 2
Issue: 9
Start page: 42
End page: 48
Traffic congestion is one of the major problems that Lebanon agonizes from. In this case study, the main objective is to provide a smart traffic light system that can reduce congestion in addition to all of its negative effects. The method used for design was the Webster Method. The results are very favorable. The system was optimized to reduce traffic light stops and idle running times provided that the drivers abide by the speed limit on the roadway and try to maintain a constant speed.
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Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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