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  • About HCQSC (AHB40)
  • Matt Kittelson
  • 9/2/2012 6:58 PM PST

Description

The Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee is designed "AHB40" by TRB. AHB40 is grouped within Division “A” (Technical Activities), Group H (Operations and Maintenance), Section “B” (Operations), Committee "40" of the Transportation Research Board.

 

The Highway Capacity and Quality of Service (HCQS) Committee (AHB40) is concerned with investigating the those physical and non-physical factors which affect capacity, traffic flow, comfort, convenience, and safety; and is responsible for developing computational techniques for quantifying the effect of these factors on capacity, traffic flow; and quality of service.

 

AHB40 acts as the primary overseer for research and enhancement of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM.) The HCM documents procedures and guidelines for the measurement, analysis, and interpretation of data quantifying highway capacity and quality of service.

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