Traffic Control

Traffic control may refer to:

  • Air traffic control, a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft
  • Network traffic control, the manipulation of network traffic to avoid network congestion or to ensure quality of service in telecommunications
    • See also Traffic shaping in computer networks.
  • Road traffic control, directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic around a construction zone, accident or other road disruption
  • Traffic control in shipping lanes
  • Urban (peak-hour) traffic management

Other articles related to "traffic control, control, traffic":

Sel Trac - Description - Traffic Control
... In traditional train control, the railway is split into control "blocks" with signals in each one ... This allows the central control system to calculate a point on the track where every train can safely move without further instruction—in a fixed block system this would be the next set of signals, but ...
Salzburg Forum - Reconstructed Timeline - Cooperation in The Area of Traffic Control
... more efficient, topics included the highway patrol, highway security and the small border traffic, together with the expectations of the Schengen Agreement ... The cooperation in the area of traffic control began on 22 April 2005 with the meeting of the ministers of interior in Budapest ... the following suggestions were introduced concerning the traffic control unified approach at the performance of the traffic checks (by concentrating on the highest risk factors ...
Capstone Program - History - Phase I
... gave pilots in the cockpit a clear view of the other ADS-B traffic around them ... were flown to a radar service area, such as exists in Anchorage, a capability called Traffic Information Service-Broadcast (TIS-B), depicted non-ADS-B ... systems to the Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center ...

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