Mahmoud Yasser, El-Sherbiny
2011 unpublished
The volume of motor vehicle traffic in Cairo rose dramatically during the last three years and is continuing to rise every day. This resulted in exceeding rates of road accidents and substantial loss of lives. The primary objective of this research paper is the reduction of the rising amount of traffic accidents in and around the greater Cairo city. Other objectives are concerned with health problems and productivity. Functional classifications of roads are recommended. Reference speeds on each
more » ... type of roads are proposed. Traffic lane widths in relation to footpath and sidewalks dimensions are highlighted. Design of intersections is outlined for four and three way intersections. Finally, the design of speed reducing elements is discussed.