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|Title:||Energy savings due to land transportation management in Singapore|
|Authors:||Fwa, T.F. |
|Citation:||Fwa, T.F.,Ang, B.W. (1996-06). Energy savings due to land transportation management in Singapore. Journal of Advanced Transportation 30 (2) : 71-84. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Singapore has been actively engaged in implementing various land transportation policies and traffic management schemes since the early 1970s to reduce traffic congestion. This paper examines the benefits in energy savings arising from the following five major schemes: (a) the Area Licensing Scheme, (b) the computerised Area Traffic control System, (c) the adaptive traffic control system, (d) the exclusive bus lane scheme, and (e) the island-wide expressway system. The analyses are made based on the findings of a two-year study that developed vehicle fuel consumption models for Singapore traffic. The Area Licensing Scheme that restricts traffic flow into the Central Business District (CBD) is found to have the greatest energy impact, followed by the island-wide expressway system and the traffic-signals control systems within the CBD.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Advanced Transportation|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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