Roundabouts: Capacity and performance analysis

Rahmi Akcelik, Edward Chung, Mark Besley

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

44 Citations (Scopus)


Techniques for the analysis of capacity and performance of traffic and unsignalized roundabouts are presented. Performance measures considered include delay, back of queue and cycle-average queue, effective stop rate, queue move-up rate and proportioned queue, queue clearance time and queue storage ratio. The basic principles of modeling the capacity and performance of roundabouts are discussed and the model used in the SIDRA software package are also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Report ARR
PublisherARRB Transport Research Ltd.
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Transportation


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