Traffic management

Traffic management
Traffic management deals with traffic flow, safety, parking management, road safety, pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities and more. Traffic Management canterbury bankstown Traffic management deals with traffic flow, safety, parking management, road safety, pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities and more. Roads and Traffic Road Network; Road Safety Program; Roads and Footpaths

Raised pavement markers

Purpose

  • Used to increase visibility and improve awareness of adjacent road line markings, traffic devices and road side items
  • Provide day and night visibility during adverse weather conditions
  • Provide noise and audible warning for vehicles when crossed
  • Improve road safety by providing directional cues for motorists along path of travel

Different types of Raised Pavement Markers

  • Blue retro-reflective raised pavement markerYellow Retro-reflective raised pavement markers
    • Used to divide centre of the road and outline painted medians
  • Red retro-reflective raised pavement markerRed Retro-reflective raised pavement markers
    • Used with line marking that divides parking spaces on the left hand side of road and the travel lane
  • Blue retro-reflective raised pavement markerWhite Retro-reflective raised pavement markers
    • Used to divide all road lane lines
  • Blue retro-reflective raised pavement markerBlue retro-reflective raised pavement markers
    • To identify locations of existing fire hydrants on the side of the road for the fire brigade

Road humps

Purpose

  • Reduce vehicle speeds by causing discomfort when vehicles are driving in excess of the design speed of the hump

 

Traffic islands

Purpose

  • Channelization of vehicles and reduce speeds  by narrowing the width of the road

Traffic Island 

Chicanes/Slow Points

Purpose

  • Slow points are mid-block traffic islands that narrow the roadway to break-up the continuity of the street to reduce vehicle speeds

Road Chicane 

Roundabouts

Purpose

  • Roundabouts reduce vehicle speeds, conflicts and simplifies the allocation of priorities for vehicle movement.

Road roundabout 

Pedestrian crossings

Purpose

  • A device that enables a point where pedestrians can cross the road and have priority over vehicles on the roadway. A pedestrian crossing imposes a legal requirement on vehicular traffic to give way to pedestrians and improves safety for pedestrians

Pedestrian Crossing 

Pedestrian refuge islands

Purpose

  • Refuge islands are used where there is a need to provide a place of safety for a concentration of pedestrians in circumstances where it is difficult to cross the full width of a roadway in one stage.

Pedestrian refuge island 

Traffic Lights

Purpose

  • To facilitate the safe and efficient movement of vehicles on roads that have high traffic flow and to prevent conflict between the movements
  • To facilitate pedestrian movements on roads that have high traffic flow

Traffic Lights 

Light Thoroughfare Roads

Purpose

  • To improve local amenity of the street by restricting heavy vehicle access
  • To prevent the use of trucks using streets as short-cut routes to main roads
  • To prevent damage to and ensure good condition of the road

 Light Thoroughfare Roads