Vol 4, No 2 (2004)

Perencanaan Sistem Pengaturan Lampu Lalu Lintas Untuk Meningkatkan Kapasitas Simpang Empat di Kawasan Pasar Raya Padang (Studi Kasus Persilangan jl. Bagindo Aziz Chan & jl. M. Yamin – jl. Proklamasi)

Riswandi, Riswandi ( Jurusan Teknik Sipil Politeknik Negeri Padang )
Syofyan, Elvi Roza ( Jurusan Teknik Sipil Politeknik Negeri Padang )

Article Info

Publish Date
16 Mar 2012


The traffict light system in the center of business of Padang is the most essential problem causing the uncomfortable the traffic system. There are a long time vehicle queuing, traffic jam and accidents happen due to the problem. The problem should be solved such that the journey time can be saved. Otherwise with the increase the number of the vehicles on the road, the situation is going to more crucial and the lost of the time on the road due to the traffic is getting worse. In this paper, a beeter traffic light design on the most important cross section in Padang is presented. The recovered design may increase the traffic light level of service of the section from E initially to B. furthermore, the capacity of the section is increased up to 60 % which indicated an improment of the traffic light system and the service of the section.

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