CORRESPONDENCE. SOME THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC RESEARCH.
- Authors: J G WARDROP; J I WHITEHEAD
- Source: ICE Proceedings: Engineering Divisions, Volume 1, Issue 5, 01 October 1952 , pages 767 –768
CORRESPONDENCE THEORETICAL ON SOME ASPECTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC RESEARCH 767 CORRESPONDENCE on Papers published i n Proceedings, Part 1 , June 1952 1 Road Paper No. 36 " Some Theoretical Aspects of Road Traffic Research " t by John Glen Wardrop, B.A. Correspondence Mr J. I. Whitehead agreed with the Author that, although traffic engineeringwas a severely practical subject, some theory wasrequired to guide the interpretation of observations. In Great Britain, the actual decisions on action to be taken in relation to traffic flowwere made by laymen-the councillors of the local authorities who had highway powers...