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1 Roundabout Level of Service Rahmi Akçelik Director Akcelik & Associates Pty Ltd web: 8 January 2009 Contents 1. Introduction Fundamental Aspects of Methodology Level of Service Thresholds Level of Service Using Delay and Degree of Saturation Acceptable Level of Service Targets Introduction This paper discusses the issue of Level of Service definitions appropriate for roundabouts. It presents comments related to the following documents: HCM 2010 Draft Chapter 21 (Roundabouts) dated 19 December 2008 Roundabout Threshold dated 15 October 2008 Roundabout Procedure White Paper dated 21 December 2008 Unsignalized F Definition dated 21 December 2008 In summary, this paper is critical of the Level of Service method proposed in HCM 2010 Draft Chapter 21 to use the same thresholds for roundabouts and stop-sign control, and its justification. Separate thresholds are proposed for roundabouts, and a method that incorporates the v/c ratio into definition for all intersection types considering both the capacity condition (v/c > 1) and the practical capacity condition (v/c > 0.85).

2 Akçelik - Roundabout Level of Service 2 2. Fundamental Aspects of Methodology The methodology recommended for roundabout has general implications for determining for other intersections. Consistency of methodology given in various chapters of the HCM is of great concern. This is not about the different thresholds used, but problem becomes more serious when combined with the use of different thresholds. HCM2010Rou Exhibit 21-1 states that "The criteria apply to the critical lane on a given approach. is not calculated for non-critical lanes, the approach, or for the intersection as a whole. " This brings an interesting dimension to determining. Potentially, could be determined for any of the following elements of an intersection using measures such as delay and degree of saturation (v/c ratio): per lane per movement per lane group per approach per intersection In representing of a higher (more aggregate) level element, the following choices are available (not all inclusive). Approach : approach represented by the worst approach lane considering the value of the selected measure: highest delay for any lane and/or highest v/c ratio for any lane; approach represented by the worst approach movement considering the value of the selected measure: highest delay for any movement and/or highest v/c ratio for any movement; approach represented by the average approach value of the selected measure: average delay considering all lanes or all movements is possible (and will be lower than the worst lane or worst movement value) but an average v/c ratio would not be sensible; Intersection (similar to approach, but worth repeating!): intersection represented by the worst intersection lane considering the value of the selected measure: highest delay for any lane and/or highest v/c ratio for any lane; intersection represented by the worst intersection movement considering the value of the selected measure: highest delay for any movement and/or highest v/c ratio for any movement; intersection represented by the average intersection value of the selected measure: average delay considering all lanes or all movements is possible (and will be lower than the worst lane or worst movement value) but an average v/c ratio would not be sensible; With shared lanes on a multi-lane approach, the values per lane, per movement and per lane group can be different, partly depending on how they are calculated. HCM uses different methodology for determining delay in different chapters, which introduces a problem. A consistent method is not possible since delay can be determined per lane for roundabouts in Chapter 21. Essentially a lane-by-lane methodology is now used but not for stop control and signals which determine delay per movement. The difference in methodologies is the first factor resulting in an inconsistent method to compare alternative intersection treatments. Considering approach, when roundabouts are assessed according to the worst lane delay, against signals assessed according to the average approach delay (considering all lanes or all movements, which is generally lower than the worst lane delay), and with a more strict thresholds for a roundabout to produce the same, is this a fair treatment? The difference in the selection of the average or worst values of the selected measure is the second factor resulting in an inconsistent method to compare alternative intersection treatments.

6 Akçelik - Roundabout Level of Service 6 Table 3 gives assessments for roundabouts with different ratios of time when gaps are available corresponding to low, medium and high circulating flow rates of 300, 600 and 1100 (shown in Table 2). The delay values are calculated using the HCM 2010 Chapter 21 equation. values in accordance with the thresholds given in the HCM 2010 Chapter 21 and those proposed here for roundabouts (in Table 1) are given for comparison. The values for signals are as in the Roundabout Threshold document (unchecked). It is seen that the new thresholds proposed for roundabouts in Table 1 match the signal values for comparable conditions as indicated by the values of parameter u. At capacity (v/c = 1.0) both Chapter 21 and the proposed Table 1 values are less favorable to roundabouts compared with signals. Table 3 - values for roundabouts and signals v/c ratio Del. (s) Roundabout Signals Circulating flow rate (pcu/h) Cycle time (s) Capacity (veh/h) Capacity (veh/h) Draft Ch ??? Proportion of time when gaps are available, u Green time ratio, u 0.33 u = 0.55 u = Proposed Tab. 1 Del. (s) Draft Ch 21 Proposed Tab. 1 Del. (s) Draft Ch 21 Proposed Tab C C 14 B B 11 B B C C B D C 22 C C 17 C B C C C D D 34 D C 28 D C D C C F E 45 E D 37 E D E D D F F 62 F E 53 F E E D D Proposed thresholds for roundabouts are given in Table 1. values for Signals are those given in the Roundabout Threshold document. HCM HCM HCM

7 Akçelik - Roundabout Level of Service 7 4. Level of Service Using Delay and Degree of Saturation The Unsignalized F Definition document proposes consideration of redefining unsignalized intersection as control delay 50 s or v/c 1.0, and seems to be in favor of this. It is recommended that the above condition is stated as " control delay > 50 s or v/c > 1.0" to be consistent with current HCM threshold tables. When assessing intersection performance it is a very good practice to pay attention to both delay and v/c ratio (degree of saturation). Trying to devise a method for definitions to give an indication of oversaturated conditions is fine as long as this is done in a consistent way for all intersection types. It is most important that such a redefinition is applied to all intersection types, and not just to unsignalized intersections. This is also related to the fundamental issues discussed in Section 2, i.e. consistent use of the worst lane, worst movement, and so on. There should be an additional consideration to this. Should the consideration of v/c ratio be limited to the capacity condition (v/c> 1.0), or should there also be a consideration of the practical capacity limit? It is an accepted practice to use v/c = 0.85 as the practical degree of saturation for roundabouts (0.90 for signals, and 0.80 for sign control) in designing intersections. Should this be incorporated into definitions, e.g. consider conditions 0.85 < v/c 1.0 separately. The use of the capacity condition (v/c 1.0) alone could introduce some sudden jumps in allocation whereas introduction of practical capacity condition (0.85 < v/c < 1.0 for roundabouts) along with this would lead to smoother allocation of values. The use of a practical capacity (or practical v/c ratio) limit reflects the objective of avoiding conditions when delay (and queue length) increases at an increasingly higher rate, and the variability of delay times increases due to increased overflows (cycle failures) above such a v/c ratio value. This also reflects the fact that, for example, v/c = 0.98 is as almost as bad as v/c = 1.0 in practice. A method that uses both delay and v/c ratio exists for signalized intersections. This method was proposed by Prof. Berry in 1980s, and is implemented in SIDRA INTERSECTION as a option. The method is shown in Table 4. Table 4 - Level-of-service definitions for VEHICLES based on both vehicle delay and degree of saturation (SIDRA INTERSECTION option) Level of Service Control delay per vehicle in seconds (d) Signals and Roundabouts Stop and Give-Way / Yield Signs Degree of saturation (v/c ratio) (x) A d 10 d 10 0 < x 0.90 B 10 < d < d 15 0 < x 0.90 C 20 < d 35 0 < d 35 D 35 < d 55 0 < d 55 E 55 < d 80 0 < d < d 25 0 < d < d 35 0 < d < d 50 0 < d 50 0 < x < x < x < x < x < x 1.00 F 80 < d 50 < d 1.00 < x method based on: BERRY, D.S. (1987). Using the volume-to-capacity ratios to supplement delay as criteria for levels of service at traffic signals. Transportation Research Record 1112, pp

8 Akçelik - Roundabout Level of Service 8 The method shown in Table 4 uses an "or" condition, e.g. F is allocated if the specified delay limit (80 or 50 sec) is exceeded or x > 1.0 (not 1). Thus this method will always give F for oversaturated conditions regardless of the delay. Similarly, D will result if the v/c ratio is in the range 0.93 to 0.95 and delay does not exceed 55 s for signals whatever the value of delay subject to this condition. The method shown in Table 4 could be simplified and modified for the incorporation of the practical capacity condition in a general way to avoid complications of using separate v/c thresholds for different intersection types. The system shown in Table 5 is a possible method where the v/c ratio limits could apply to all intersection types reasonably well. According to the method in Table 5, the effect of the v/c ratio on would be as follows: If x > 1, = F whatever the delay value is; If 0.95 < x 0.85, = E whatever the delay value is in the range 80 s / 70 s / 50 s or less; If 0.85 < x 0.95, = D whatever the delay value is in the range 55 s / 50 s / 35 s or less; If x 0.85, = A, B or C according to the value of delay only. For these values, same thresholds are used for roundabouts and signals since roundabouts perform with shorter queues in this range of conditions, and drivers are likely to find negotiating a roundabout easy under these conditions. Table 5 - Level-of-service definitions for VEHICLES based on both vehicle delay and degree of saturation (a possible general method) Level of Service Control delay per vehicle in seconds (d) Signals Roundabouts Stop and Give-Way / Yield Signs Degree of saturation (v/c ratio) (x) A d 10 d 10 d 10 0 < x 0.85 B 10 < d < d < d 15 0 < x 0.85 C 20 < d < d < d 25 0 < x 0.85 D 35 < d 55 0 < d < d 50 0 < d < d 35 0 < d 35 0 < x < x 0.95 E 55 < d 80 0 < d < d 70 0 < d < d 50 0 < d 50 0 < x < x 1.00 F 80 < d 70 < d 50 < d 1.00 < x

9 Akçelik - Roundabout Level of Service 9 5. Acceptable Level of Service Targets HCM does not specify what an acceptable target is. The Design Analysis section in Chapter 21 ( page 21) states "The operational analysis described earlier in this chapter can be used for design purposes by using a given set of traffic flow data to iteratively determine the number and configuration of lanes that would be required to produce a given level of service." The Unsignalized F Definition document acknowledges the issue: "The definition of has at least two key practical implications: how users perceive the quality of service, and how agencies use the resulting letter grades for decision making. Specifically on the latter point, how should agencies react to the presentation of F for an unsignalized intersection? Does a F condition require mitigation or not? The discussion presumes the typical policy determination that E is acceptable for unsignalized intersections, although some agencies use D or other measures. While the HCM is silent on what is acceptable or not, AASHTO and other agencies do provide guidelines and/or standards that rely on HCM measures." In practice, it is necessary to choose acceptable targets for intersection evaluation, for example in design life analysis based on. The targets can be different for different intersection types, especially if different thresholds are used. Without defining acceptable thresholds, the method appears to be incomplete. The new thresholds for roundabouts in Tables 1 and 5 are proposed in order to reduce the bias in assessing signals and roundabouts as alternative intersection treatments. For example, if the acceptable target is D, then the thresholds proposed in Tables 1 and 5 mean that up to 50 s delay is acceptable at roundabouts compared with 35 s at two-way sign control if the HCM 2010 Chapter 21 thresholds are adopted. It is recommended that E is used as the acceptable target for roundabouts if the HCM 2010 Chapter 21 thresholds for sign control are adopted for roundabouts.

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