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Traffic Monitoring Guide

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements.

Primary Topic: Traffic

Description: Traffic monitoring has a long tradition and each agency has an established legacy program. The TMG offers suggestions to help improve and advance current programs with a view towards the future of traffic monitoring. A basic program structure for traffic monitoring is presented. The guide provides specific examples of how statewide data collection programs should be structured, describes the analytical logic behind that structure, and provides the information highway agencies need to optimize the framework for their particular organizational, financial, and political structures.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-PL-01-021

Publication Year: 2001

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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