Traffic Conditions and Route Choice of Road Users Between Two Roundabouts
Lin Zarni Win*,, Kyaing*, Ko Ko Lwin**, and Yoshihide Sekimoto**
*Department of Civil Engineering, Yangon Technological University
Insein Road, Gyogone, Insein, Yangon 11011, Myanmar
**Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
This study aims to present the traffic conditions of one of the most congested areas in Yangon as well as the route choice behaviors of the road users in that area. It analyzes drivers’ route choice behaviors and traffic congestion according to road segments. Manual traffic counting and roadside interview methods were used in this survey. The data gathered were used in finding routes alternative to the U Htaung Bo road, which is extremely congested almost all the time. With regard to the report, it will be helpful to identify the scale of the problem that is caused by traffic congestion and to increase awareness of this issue, including amongst the government, policy makers, traffic engineers, and road users.
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