Ramp Metering Resources

Wisconsin Ramp Metering Evaluation

These eight technical memos documenting the Wisconsin Ramp Meter Evaluation remain in draft form.

wdt_ID Description File Type File Size Date
1 Tech Memo 1. Introduction and Overview PDF 27.6 KB 21/01/2010
2 Tech Memo 2. Background and Related Efforts PDF 329 KB 18/08/2008
3 Tech Memo 3. Analysis Methodology PDF 1.16 MB 30/11/2008
4 Tech Memo 4. Metering Algorithms PDF 35.6 KB 18/08/2008
5 Tech Memo 5. Current Installations-Operations PDF 352 KB 29/12/2009
6 RM-67-062 (I-94 WB at Moorland Road) Turn-Off Analysis PDF 610 KB 03/03/2011
7 Tech Memo 6. Current Installations-Safety PDF 284 KB 29/12/2009
8 Tech Memo 7. Metering Warrants PDF 1.27 MB 18/11/2009
9 Tech Memo 8. Paramics Micro-simulation PDF 177 KB 18/03/2010

Wisconsin Ramp Metering Resources

wdt_ID Description File Type File Size Date
1 Wisconsin Statewide Freeway Ramp Control Plan
2 Report on the development of an institutional and procedural plan for integrating the implementation criteria for ramp control strategies into statewide planning andprogramming processes. PDF 4.51 MB 01/07/2006
3 WisDOT Ramp Metering Benefits
4 Two page handout highlighting some of the benefits ramp meters have brought to Wisconsin. PDF 102 KB 01/05/2007
5 Evaluation of Ramp Meter Effectiveness for Wisconsin Freeways
6 A Milwaukee case study of before and after effects of metering the US 45 corridor.  Part 1: Diversion and Simulation; Part 2: Ramp Metering Effect on Traffic Operations and Crashes PDF 3.19 MB 01/10/2004
7 Evaluation of Ramp Metering on Madison Beltline
8 Evaluation of five metering locations, including qualitative and quantitative impacts, including travel time, traffic flow, safety, public perception, and air quality.   PDF 1.31 MB 01/01/2005
9 Evaluation of Ramp Meter Retiming Procedure
10 Review of retiming process developed in southeast Wisconsin and evaluation of whether the process is effective in minimizing delay and crashes in the southeast Wisconsin freeway system. PDF 352 KB 01/12/2005

Other Resources

wdt_ID Description File Type File Size Date
1 Metering Overview (CA) PDF 100 KB 01/04/2009
2 Localized Meter Control for Congested Freeways (CA) PDF 341 KB 01/04/2009
3 Evaluation of Ramp Control Algorithms (CA) PDF 1.09 MB 01/04/2009
4 Metering in Caltrans District 7 (CA) DOC 38 KB 01/04/2009
5 Ramp Control without OD Information (MN) PDF 325 KB 01/04/2009
6 New York INFORM Summary (NY) DOC 27 KB 01/04/2009
7 Evaluating Meters with Archived Data (OR) PDF 533 KB 01/04/2009
8 Using Archived Data for Meter Benefits (OR) PDF 5.95 MB 01/04/2009
9 Evaluation of US 26 Meters (OR) PDF 26 KB 01/04/2009
10 Ramp Modeling Experiences from Other States (WI) DOC 23 KB 01/04/2009