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Management of traffic signal systems is a critical function for many transportation agencies. Thanks to advancements in technology, it is now possible to collect large amounts of data at signalized intersections, leading to the development of dozens of performance measures.

The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Research Report 954: Performance-Based Management of Traffic Signals provides information to help agencies invest in signal performance measures as part of a comprehensive approach to performance-based management.

Supplementary materials to the report include a data dictionary and a PowerPoint presentation.


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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Performance-Based Management of Traffic Signals. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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