V. TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION

1. PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

C. NEW PROJECTS
3. Traffic & Transportation Studies for Surat city for 2014AD
Date of Start

March 2004
(i) Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi (R)
(ii) Surat Minicipal Corporation, Surat (S)

 

Present Status and Progress

Volume-I, “Traffic Management Plans” final report has been submitted to SMC. The work on the Transportation System Planning for the horizon year is going on.

 
Findings/ Conclusions
Traffic Management Plans in terms of Pedestrians, and Cyclists facilities; Parking, and Intersections improvement plans are provided as a short term measure to mitigate immediate traffic problems. These are based on the following data collected through various surveys:
• Traffic Flows with turning movements
• Topography of the spot
• Speed & Delay
• Parking accumulation and duration analyses
• Pedestrian and cycle traffic.
 
Interim Conclusions
Short-term measures are based on the present existing situations.
 
Recommendations
Intersections geometric designs, suggesting pedestrian, cycle, and parking facilities.
Above recommendations have been and are being implemented by SMC.