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HCS7 Released

Following the publication and review of the 6th Edition of the Highway Capacity Manual by the Transportation Research Board (TRB), McTrans has released the version of the Highway Capacity Software (HCS7) that implements the updated and new procedures. The new main menu simplifies options, but expands choices with fewer buttons for a more consolidated view with each including specific modules for analysis. The Streets module analyzes signalized intersections, urban streets and interchange ramp terminals as before with new capabilities for travel time reliability and alternative intersections. Travel [...]

HCM 6th Edition Available

The Highway Capacity Manual, Sixth Edition: A Guide for Multimodal Mobility Analysis (HCM) provides methods for quantifying highway capacity. In its current form, it serves as a fundamental reference on concepts, performance measures, and analysis techniques for evaluating the multimodal operation of streets, highways, freeways, and off-street pathways. The Sixth Edition incorporates the latest research on highway capacity, quality of service, Active Traffic and Demand Management, and travel time reliability and improves the HCM’s chapter outlines. The objective is to help practitioners applying HCM methods understand their [...]

Highway Capacity Analysis Webinar Series

This webinar series presents lectures, software demonstrations and application examples on the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) procedures – including upcoming 6th Edition updates. Step-by-step instruction of the HCM methodologies will be provided for each analytical chapter. The Highway Capacity Software (HCS) implements and automates the HCM procedures. Each lecture will be followed by working example problems and a software demonstration using the HCS7 prototype. A comprehensive workbook is provided to include all slides. Registration is provided in four sections (Streets, Unsignal, Freeways and Highways) with the Overview [...]

Highway Capacity Manual 6th Edition Overview Video

The Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) is now being finalized to produce the 6th Edition of the HCM. This ninety-minute video provides an overview of the changes as compared with the current HCM 2010, including some methodological details chapter by chapter. Access to the video is provided for 7 days including contact information for questions of the instructor via email or phone. A workbook of all the slides is provided after registration and a certificate to document PDHs will be sent upon completion. (1.5 PDHs) $75 per person. [...]

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