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Road classification systems define functions and present design criteria for different types of streets and roads. Get information and see interesting opinions on existing and alternative road classifications in terms of the way they impact CSS.

Excerpt IconExcerpt Functional Classification of Facilities
Functional classification is the process by which roads are grouped into different classes, such as arterial, collector and local roads. These classifications generally represent a trade-off between mobility and land access.  more...
from  Flexibility in Highway Design
Article Icon Article / Paper / Report Urban Roadway Classification: Before the Design Begins
"The traditional classification systems have been based on the mobility and access functions of roads for motor vehicle traffic. Other road users and road uses have been largely ignored in this important step of the road design process. This article describes alternative classification systems..."
-- Gerry Forbes, President & Chief Engineer, Intus Road Safety Engineering Inc., gerry@intus.ca
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