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HCS7™ (Release 7.2) is available.

This release of the Highway Capacity Software (HCS7) includes updated modules to implement the Highway Capacity Manual 6th Edition (HCM6) procedures for Signalized Intersections, Urban Streets, Alternative Intersections, Roundabouts, Freeway Facilities, Basic Freeway Segments, Freeway Weaving Segments, Freeway Merge & Diverge Segments, and Multilane Highways, while the methodologies for Two-Way Stop Control, All-Way Stop Control and Two-Lane Highways are unchanged.

New

The Streets module now includes Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI) and updated graphics for all Interchange Ramp Terminals (including DDI) analysis reports.  Streets multiple-period results can be exported to CSV format for further use within Excel or other tools.  Synchro files can now be imported into the Streets module using a file converter.  The Freeways module adds a freeway facility graphic of the segments and provides some additional import and export features.

Features

  • Signalized Intersections: Unsignalized Movements; Combined Grade/Heavy Vehicle Adjustment
  • Urban Streets: Travel Time Reliability; Parking Adjustment and Calibration Terms; LOS A/B Threshold
  • Alternative Intersection: Median U-Turn, Restricted Crossing U-Turn, Displaced Left Turn Analyses
  • Interchange Ramp Terminals: Experienced Travel Time, Diverging Diamond Interchange Analysis
  • Roundabouts: Revised Capacity Equations
  • Freeway Segments: Managed Lane Analysis; Capacity and Speed Adjustments; Truck Procedures
  • Weaving Segments: Cross Weave Adjustment; Capacity and Speed Adjustments; Truck Procedures
  • Merge & Diverge Segments: Density All Lanes; Capacity and Speed Adjustments; Truck Procedures