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Synchro Studio 8 Changes & Corrections


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UnsignalizedIntersections
Inadditiontothe2000HCMmethodologiesforAllWayStop
Controlled(AWSC)andTwoWayStopControlled(TWSC)unsignalized
intersections,Synchro8nowincludesthemethodologiesofthe2010
HCM.
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MapView

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(defaultdirectoryisC:\ProgramFiles\Trafficwarefor32bitmachines
andC:\ProgramFiles(x86)\Trafficwarefor64bitmachines)

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Switch
Toolbar
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Thepreviousstatictoolbarhasbeenreplacedwithafloatingpalette
thatcanbemovedtoanylocationwithintheMapScreen.Theicons
ontheoriginaltoolbarhavebeenreorganizedintofiveMenus.Afew
newiconshavealsobeenaddedtofurtherenhancetheusersdisplay
capabilities.

1. Zoom/Pan The icons within this menu allow users to adjust


the view within the Map Screen. Various zoom options are
available to the user.
2. Mapping Icons used for creating and/or editing a roadway
network, such as adding/deleting links and moving nodes, are
located here.
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3. Nodes The icons within this menu can be used to display


intersection data (i.e. node number, cycle length, and zone
IDs). New icons have been added to allow users to display
HCM 2010 intersection delay and LOS.
4. Links Link- based data can be found using these icons (i.e.
travel speed and link distance).
5. App/Move The Approach/Movement menu provides several
icons that allow users to display information related to
volumes, signal phasing, v/c ratios, movement delay, etc.
Users can display signalized intersection results based on
Percentile Delay or HCM 2010.

Itshouldbenotedthatpressingyourrightmousebuttononthemap
backgroundwillbringup
,thusallowingyoutopanwithinthe
Synchronetwork.

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Unsignalized
Intersections
section

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UnsignalizedIntersections
Synchro8.0modelsunsignalizedintersectionsbasedonboththe2000
and2010HCMmethodologies.ThisincludesAllWayStopControlled
(AWSC)intersections,TwoWayStopControlled(TWSC)intersections,
androundabouts.Inputrequirementsincludeturningmovement
counts,intersectiongeometryandsigncontroltypeforeachapproach
(stop,yield,orfreeflow).

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HCM2010
Settings

Signing
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IncludedarethesignalizedmethodologiesforAutomobiles,
Pedestrians,andBicycles.IftheControlTypeissettoRoundaboutor
Unsig,thesettingswillshowtheYear2010HCMmethods.
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Boththe2000and2010HCMmethodsareavailabletotheuser.

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Signing
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Synchromodelssinglelanetrafficcirclesorroundaboutsusingboth
Roundabouts: the2000and2010HCMmethods.
413 Offset
ReferenceTo

413 Offset
Reference
Phase(s)
519 Figure52

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theReferenceTo:
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718 SignControl,
third
paragraph

Changetobasedonmethodsofthe2000and2010HCM.When
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Channelized,
second
paragraph,
lastsentence

Changetofollowingtherulesforunsignalizedanalysisbasedon
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methodsofthe2000HCM.Whenanalyzingunsignalizedintersections
using2010HCMmethodologies,refertothenewHCM2010
Unsignalizedsection.PleaserefertoPage8ofthisdocument.

813 FixedForce
Off?

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111 Current
Version
Notes

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Chapter17(volume3)andChapter30(Volume4)includethe
discussiononsignalswithinacoordinatednetwork.
Chapter18(volume3)andChapter31(volume4)includethe
discussiononsignalizedintersections.
Chapter19(volume3)andChapter32(volume4)includethe
discussionontwowaystopcontrolledintersections(TWSC).
Chapter20(volume3)andChapter32(volume4)includethe
discussiononallwaystopcontrolledintersections(AWSC).
Chapter21(volume3)andChapter33(volume4)includethe
discussiononroundabouts.

116 Percent
Heavy
Vehicles

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Vehicles....

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117 HCMPlatoon
Ratio

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118 Pedestrian
Volume

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162 Figure162

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Network
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191 Introduction
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freeway

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213 CreateSSAM
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Oncethevideoqualitysettingsareverified,besuretoselectthe
VideoPlaySpeed.Thenpressthe[Select]buttontobrowsetoa
directoryandenterafilename.TheformatwillbeaWindowMedia
Video(WMV)file.Finally,choosethe[Generate]buttontocreateyour
video.
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241 Figure241

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beenaddedwithintheSimTrafficParametersDriversmenu.The
firstisrelatedtotheaveragetime(AvgLaneChangeTime(s))
betweenlanechangemaneuvers.Thesecondparameter(Lane
ChangeVariance(%))allowsuserstoadjusttheAvgLaneChange
TimebasedontheDriverType.Thesevaluesapplyonlytooptional
lanechanges.Finetuningoftheseparametersshouldleadtoan
increaseordecreaseincongestionlevels.Congestionlevelswillvary
dependingontrafficvolumelevels.
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248 NEWMOE
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Totaldelaydoesnotincludetimespentbydeniedentryvehiclesthat
maybewaitingtoenterthenetwork.Alldelayassociatedwithdenied
vehiclesareassociatedwiththeDeniedDelayvalue(s).
i. DeniedDelayDelayattributedtovehiclesdeniedentry
intothenetwork.Avehiclecouldbedeniedentryifqueuing
extendstotheendofaroadwaylink.Inaddition,avehiclewithin
anuncongestednetworkmayexperiencedenieddelayif,during
theinstantitisbeinggenerated,cannotenterthenetworkas
desired.
ii.
SpeedDelayPreviouslydefinedasdelaycausedby
acceleration,decelerationandstops.Thisvalueisnolonger
includedasanoptionwhencreatingareport.
iii.
TotalDelayPreviouslydefinedassumofSpeedDelayand
DeniedDelay.DeniedDelayisnolongerincludedwithinthisdelay
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parameter.
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HCM2010UnsignalizedIntersections
Toactivatetheunsignalizedintersectionmethods,firstselecttheTimingSettingsbuttonandsetthe
ControlTypetoUnsig.ThescreenwillbecometheSIGNINGSettings.Mostofthebasicinputsare
enteredinthiswindow.Theresultsdisplayedinthiswindowarebasedonthemethodologiesofthe
2000HCM.Tousethe2010HMCUnsignalizedintersectionmethodologies,choosetheHCM2010
Settingsbutton.
SelecttheappropriateSignControl(StoporFree)basedontheanalysisdesired.ForAllWayStop
Controlled(AWSC)intersections,eachapproach(maximumoffour)shouldbecodedusingtheStop
option.ForTwoWayStopControlled(TWSC)intersections,theminorstreetshouldbecodedusingthe
Stopoption,whilethemainstreetshouldbecodedasFree.Amaximumoffourapproachesalsoapplies
toTWSCintersections.Theeffectsfromadjacentsignalizedintersectionsareaccountedforwithin
Synchro8.0.Table111includesLOSthresholdsforunsignalizedintersections.
Table 11-1

Unsignalized Intersection Level of Service (2010 HCM)

Control Delay Per Vehicle (s)

LOS by Volume to Capacity Ratio


1

>1

10
>10 and 15
>15 and 25
>25 and 35
>35 and 50

A
B
C
D
E

F
F
F
F
F

>50

AWSCHCM2010Intersectionscreen
HCM Control Type
ThisshouldbeAWSC,thusindicatingAllWayStopControlmethodologiesarebeingapplied.

HCM Intersection Delay (s)


Thisistheoverallintersectioncontroldelaypervehicle.Foradditionaldetails,seethe2010HCM.

HCM Intersection LOS


TheLOSfortheintersectionisdeterminedusingtheHCMLOStableandthecomputedormeasured
valuesofcontroldelay.
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Analysis Period (T)


Thisisthelengthofanalysisperiodinhours.Typically,setat15minutesor0.25hours.

AWSCMovementSettingsscreen
Lanes and Sharing (#RL)
Thisisapictorialrepresentationofthelanegeometryalongeachapproach.

Traffic Volume (vph)


TrafficVolumerepresentsthenumberofvehiclesforeachmovementinvehiclesperhour.

Peak Hour Factor


ThetrafficvolumesaredividedbythePeakHourFactor(PHF)todeterminethetrafficflowrateduring
thebusiest15minuteperiodduringthehour.Foradditionaldetails,seethe2010HCMandVOLUME
SETTINGS,page63.

Heavy Vehicles (%)


Aheavyvehicleisdefinedasanyvehiclewithmorethanfourtirestouchingthepavement.Localbuses
thatstopwithintheintersectionareaarenotincludedinthecountofheavyvehicles.Foradditional
details,seethe2010HCMandVOLUMESETTINGS,page65.

Movement Flow Rate


ThisistheequivalentadjustedflowrateadjustedbythePHFandconvertedtopassengercar
equivalents.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Number of Lanes
Thisisthenumberoflanes(innumericalform)alongeachapproachoftheintersection.

Approach Data
TheapproachlegisreiteratedbySynchroforuseindeterminingtheopposingandconflictinglanes
requiredbythe2010HCM.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Opposing Approach
TheOpposingApproachisdefinedbythe2010HCMastheoppositeapproachlegfromthesubject
approachbeinganalyzed.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Opposing Lanes
ThisvalueisnumberoflanesalongtheOpposingApproach.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

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Conflicting Approach Left


TheConflictingApproachLeftisdefinedbythe2010HCMastheapproachontheleftthatconflicts
withthesubjectapproachbeinganalyzed.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Conflicting Lanes Left


ThisvalueisnumberoflanesalongtheConflictingApproachLeft.Seethe2010HCMforadditional
details.

Conflicting Approach Right


TheConflictingApproachRightisdefinedbythe2010HCMastheapproachontherightthatconflicts
withthesubjectapproachbeinganalyzed.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Conflicting Lanes Right


ThisvalueisnumberoflanesalongtheConflictingApproachRight.Seethe2010HCMforadditional
details.

HCM Approach Control Delay (s)


Thisisthecontroldelaypervehiclealongeachapproachtotheintersection.Foradditionaldetails,see
the2010HCM.

HCM Approach LOS


TheLOSforeachapproachisdeterminedusingtheHCMLOStableandthecomputedormeasured
valuesofcontroldelay.

AWSCHCM2010Lanescreen
Volume Left (%), Volume Through (%), Volume Right (%)
Thesevaluesrepresentthecorrespondingvolumemovementbeinganalyzedwithineachlane.Seethe
2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Sign Control
SincethisistheAllWayStopControlmodule,thewordStopshouldshowupinallcolumns.

Traffic Volume by Lane (vph)


Thesevaluesrepresentthetotalvolumeofvehiclesbeinganalyzedwithineachlane.

Left Turning Volume (vph)


BasedontheleftturningmovementpercentageswithineachlaneandthecorrespondingTrafficVolume
byLane,thesevaluesrepresentthenumberofleftturningvehiclesbeinganalyzedwithineachlane.

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Through Volume (vph)


BasedonthethroughmovementpercentageswithineachlaneandthecorrespondingTrafficVolumeby
Lane,thesevaluesrepresentthenumberofthroughvehiclesbeinganalyzedwithineachlane.

Right Turning Volume (vph)


BasedontherightturningmovementpercentageswithineachlaneandthecorrespondingTraffic
VolumebyLane,thesevaluesrepresentthenumberofrightturningvehiclesbeinganalyzedwithineach
lane.

Lane Flow Rate (vph)


Thetotalvolumewithineachlaneisadjustedbythepeakhourfactor.Seethe2010HCMforadditional
details.

Geometry Group
Basedontheintersectionconfigurationandthenumberoflanesalongeachapproach,eachapproachis
assignedavaluebasedonExhibit2010ofthe2010HCM.Thisvalueisthenusedtodeterminethebase
saturationheadwaysandheadwayadjustmentfactors.Table112depictstheconversionofthe
geometrygrouplistedwithintheSynchro8.0HCM2010AWSCReport.Seethe2010HCMfor
additionaldetails.
Table 11-2

Geometry Group Conversion

Intersection
Approach
Configuration

Geometry Group
HCM 2010

Synchro 8.0

Four Leg or T
Four Leg or T
Four Leg or T
T
Four Leg
Four Leg or T
Four Leg or T

1
2
3a/4a
3b
4b
5
6

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Degree of Utilization, X
Thisvaluerepresentstheprobabilityoffindingatleastonevehicleonthatapproach.Seethe2010HCM
foradditionaldetails.

Departure Headway, Hd
Thisvaluerepresentstheaveragetimebetweendeparturesofsuccessivevehiclesonagivenapproach.

Convergence (Y/N)
AvalueofYindicatesthatthecalculatedvalueofdepartureheadwayiswithin0.1secondoftheinitial
assumedvalueofdepartureheadway.

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Capacity (vph)
Themaximumflowratecalculatedforeachlanebasedonadegreeofutilization=1.0.Seethe2010
HCMforadditionaldetails.

Service Time (s)


Thesevaluesrepresenttheaveragetimespentbyavehicleinthefirstposition(atthestopbar)waiting
todepart.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

HCM Lane V/C Ratio


Thisisthevolume/capacityratioforthelanegroup.

HCM Control Delay (s)


Thisisthecontroldelaypervehicleforeachlaneattheintersection.Foradditionaldetails,seethe2010
HCM.

HCM Lane LOS


TheLOSforeachlaneisdeterminedusingtheHCMLOStableandthecomputedormeasuredvaluesof
controldelay.

HCM 95th Percentile Queue (veh)


The95thPercentileQueueisbasedonEquation2033ofthe2010HCM.

TWSCHCM2010Intersectionscreen
HCM Control Type
ThisshouldbeTWSC,thusindicatingTwoWayStopControlmethodologiesarebeingapplied.

HCM Intersection Delay (s)


Thisistheoverallintersectioncontroldelaypervehicle.Itshouldbenotedthatthemajorstreet
throughtrafficisnotaccountedforinthiscalculationsinceitsdelayassumedtobezero.Foradditional
details,seethe2010HCM.

HCM Intersection LOS


TheLOSfortheintersectionisnotcalculatedsincetrafficalongthemajorstreetisconsideredfree
flowingandthusexperienceszerodelay.

Analysis Period (T)


Thisisthelengthofanalysisperiodinhours.Typically,setat15minutesor0.25hours.

Ped Walking Speed (ft/s)


Thisisthewalkingspeedofpedestriansusedinthetwowaystopcalculations.
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TWSCMovementSettingsscreen
Lanes and Sharing (#RL)
Thisisapictorialrepresentationofthelanegeometryalongeachapproach.

Traffic Volume (vph)


TrafficVolumerepresentsthenumberofvehiclesforeachmovementinvehiclesperhour.For
additionaldetails,seethe2010HCMandVOLUMESETTINGS,page63.

Conflicting Pedestrians (#/hr)


ConflictingPedestriansrepresentsthenumberofpedestriansconflictingwitheitherleftorrightturning
vehicles.

Sign Control
SincethisistheTwoWayStopControlmodule,thewordStopshouldbecodedfortheminorstreet.
Freeshouldbecodedforthemajorstreet,freeflowingmovement.

Right Turn Channelized


SincethisistheTwoWayStopControlmodule,Stopshouldbecodedfortheminorstreet.Ifthe
intersectionapproachesareflared,thusallowingoneortwovehiclestoedgetheirwaytothestop
bar,thisfeatureshouldbeselected.Aradiusvaluebetween2040willallowpermitonevehicletobe
queued,whileavaluegreaterthan40willpermittwovehicles.Thesevaluesneedtobecodedwithin
LaneSettings.

Storage Length (ft)


Thisisthelengthofaturningbay.SeeStorageLength(page56)foradditionalinformation.

Median Width (ft)


Thepresenceofamedianisusedindeterminingwhetheravehiclecrossingtheroadwaycanbemadein
one maneuver or if two maneuvers (referred to as twostage) will be permitted. If a twostage
maneuver is possible, code 25 for Median Width in the Signing Screen if storage is available for one
vehicleandcode50fortwovehicles.

TWLTL Median (ft)


Thepresenceofatwowayleftturncanbeselectedfordisplaypurposesonly.

Grade (%)
ThepercentageGradeistheslopeoftheroadwayapproachingtheintersection(negativegradesare
downhill).ThedefaultpercentageGradeforeachapproachiszeropercent.SeeGrade,page55for
additionaldetails.

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Peak Hour Factor


ThetrafficvolumesaredividedbythePeakHourFactor(PHF)todeterminethetrafficflowrateduring
thebusiest15minuteperiodduringthehour.Foradditionaldetails,seethe2010HCMandVOLUME
SETTINGS,page63.

Heavy Vehicles (%)


Aheavyvehicleisdefinedasanyvehiclewithmorethanfourtirestouchingthepavement.Localbuses
thatstopwithintheintersectionareaarenotincludedinthecountofheavyvehicles.Foradditional
details,seethe2010HCMandVOLUMESETTINGS,page63.

Movement Flow Rate


ThisistheequivalentadjustedflowrateadjustedbythePHFandconvertedtopassengercar
equivalents.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Number of Lanes
Thisisthenumberoflanes(innumericalform)alongeachapproachoftheintersection.

Approach Data
Thisistheapproachdirectionoftheintersection.

Major/Minor
Eachapproachisassignedalabelbasedonwhetheritisconsideredthemajorroadwayorminor
roadway.

Conflicting Flow Rate - All


Thetotalconflictingflowratebasedoncrossingthemajorstreetineitheroneortwomaneuvers.See
the2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Follow-up Headway
Thetimebetweenthedepartureofonevehiclefromtheminorstreetandthedepartureofthenext
vehicleusingthesamemajorstreetheadway,underaconditionofcontinuousqueuingontheminor
street.TheHCM2010methodologyassumesthatbothapproachesalongaparticularroadwayhavethe
samenumberoflanes.Basedonthenumberoflanes,aBaseFollowUpHeadwayfromExhibit1911of
the2010HCMisthenassignedtofiveofthekeymovementsassociatedwithaTwoWayStop
Controlledintersection.Synchro8.0allowstheusertoanalyzeapproacheswithmultiplelane
configurations.Table113depictstheconversionofthetotalnumberoflanesalongthemajorroadway
comparedtothenumberofthroughlanesalongthemajorroadway.Seethe2010HCMforadditional
details.
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Table113

TotalNumberofLanesvs.NumberofThroughLanesalongMajorRoadway

HCM 2010
Total Number
of Lanes

Synchro 8.0
Number of
Through Lanes
Along Approach

2
4
6

1
2
3

Potential Capacity
ThePotentialCapacityiscalculatedbasedonthe2010HCMsEquation1932.Seethe2010HCMfor
additionaldetails.

Time Blocked by platoon (%)


TheTimeBlockedbyplatoon(%)iscalculatedifthereisanupstreamordownstreamsignalized
intersectionwithin0.60milesofthestudyTWSCintersection.Thisvalueisdeterminedbasedthe
referencephaseandoffsetofthesignalizedintersection(s).Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Movement Capacity One Maneuver


Thisvalueisthecapacityofacrossingvehiclecompletingthedesignatedmovementusingonlyone
maneuver.Severalcapacityadjustmentfactorsthataccountfortheimpedingeffectsofhigherranked
movementsareconsideredinthiscalculation.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

Movement Capacity Two Maneuvers


Thisvalueisthecapacityofacrossingvehiclecompletingthedesignatedmovementusingtwo
maneuvers.Severalcapacityadjustmentfactorsthataccountfortheimpedingeffectsofhigherranked
movementsareconsideredinthiscalculation.Seethe2010HCMforadditionaldetails.

HCM Approach Control Delay (s)


Thisisthecontroldelaypervehiclefortheapproach.Foradditionaldetails,seethe2010HCM.

HCM Approach LOS


TheLOSfortheapproachisdeterminedusingtheHCMLOStableandthecomputedormeasuredvalues
ofcontroldelay.

TWSCLaneSettingsscreen
Capacity (vph)
Themaximumflowratecalculatedforeachlanebasedonadegreeofutilization=1.0.Seethe2010
HCMforadditionaldetails.
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HCM Lane V/C Ratio


Thisisthevolume/capacityratioforthelanegroup.

HCM Control Delay (s)


Thisisthecontroldelaypervehicleforeachoftheminorstreetlanesattheintersection.Foradditional
details,seethe2010HCM.

HCM Lane LOS


TheLOSforeachlaneisdeterminedusingtheHCMLOStableandthecomputedormeasuredvaluesof
controldelay.

HCM 95th Percentile Queue (veh)


The95thPercentileQueueisbasedonEquation1968ofthe2010HCM.

NewResult/ReportNotations
TWSC and AWSC
ThefollowingnotationshavebeenaddedtotheHCM2010windowpane.Thesenotationswillalsobe
displayedifareportiscreated.
$

Delaymorethan300seconds.

*Allconflictingvolumeispresentincrossingplatoon.Noconflictingvolumeinrandom
arrivalphase.
!ComputationisnotsupportedbyHCM2010Methodology.
Notapplicable.

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Select Reports
Allofthepreviousreportoptionsarestillavailablewithinthisnewrelease.Thereportshavebeen
categorizedforeaseofselectionpurposes.Additionaloptionscanstillbeselectedwithintheright
panel.Abriefreviewofthecategories
follows;

Thereareseven(7)IntersectionReports.
Thesereportsprovideinformationabout
individualintersections.TheICUReport
givestheIntersectionCapacityUtilization
report.

TheHCM2000categoryincludesreports
forbothSignalizedandUnsignalized
Intersections.Thesereportsincludethe
methodologyoftheYear2000HCM.
TheHCM2010Signalized,HCM2010
Roundabouts,HCM2010AWSC,and
HCM2010TWSCReportsincludeoptions
bymodeoftravelandarebasedonthe
Year2010updatetotheHCM.

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ThePhases:TimingsReportcontainsallof
thetiminginformationsortedbyphase
number.Thisreportisusefulfor
programmingcontrollers.

TheActuatedGreenBarsReportshows
therangeofactuatedgreentimesforeach
phaseinanactuatedsignal.TheActuated
GreensandStartsReportalsoshowsthe
starttimesandisusefulforactuated
coordinatedsignals.TheActuatedDetails
Reportshowsthegreentimesaswellas
thetimetoclearthequeueandthetimeto
gapout.TheDetailsreportisusefulfor
examiningactuatedsignalbehaviorin
detail.

TheNetworkMeasuresofEffectiveness
Reportsshowtheperformanceof
intersections,arterialsandtheentirezone
ornetwork.Thesereportscanbe
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TheMultifileComparisonReportslist
MeasuresofEffectiveness(MOEs)from
multiplefilessidebysidesothatvarious
alternativescanbecompared.Touse
thesereportsitisnecessarytohave
multipleversionsofthesamenetwork
storedasdifferentfiles.

ArterialLevelofServiceisanarterial
traveltimereport.Thisreportisvery
similartotheHCM2000Chapter15
reportsforArterials.
ThePermittedLeftTurnFactorsReport
containsdetailedinformationaboutthe
calculationofFlt.Thisreportisusedfor
capacityanalysis.
TheCoordinatabilityFactorsReport
displaysinformationaboutthecalculation
ofCFsforeachpairofadjacent
intersections.TheCFisameasureofthe
needtocoordinateapairofadjacent
intersections.
TheTimeTrackerReportprovidesasummaryofaSynchroFilesUserandvariouscommandrelated
statistics.

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