Term of the Road Dictionary

capacity

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Traffic Traffic Engineering
  • Definition : Maximum sustainable flow rate, usually expressed as vehicles (or persons) per hour, which can be reasonably expected at a point or on a uniform section of a lane or road under prevailing road, traffic, control and environmental conditions.
  • Synonyms : traffic capacity / possible capacity [obsolete]

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