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A75 traffic controls within Springholm: FOI release

Published: 28 Sep 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
28 Sep 2020
A75 traffic controls within Springholm: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000061723
Date received: 15 Jul 2020
Date responded: 10 Aug 2020
Information requested

1. Data from each of the four traffic count/classifiers (ATCs) and also, where similarly gathered, data from traffic signal trigger loops along the village A75 between 1st February 2020 and the latest available date for which such data is available, giving vehicle numbers and breakdown by speed in the speed bin format last supplied to me. Please present the data in an MPH format which will again permit the dates, times, precise locations and directions it was gathered at to be determined and specify the commencing and ending time of each data set.

2. Data from fixed equipment along the village A75 for the period as in paragraph 1. from which Transport Scotland and/or its contractors determine both the number of red stop signal triggers and the respective numbers of drivers in compliance/non-compliance with stop signals presented to the traffic flow by the reverse speed discrimination traffic signals. Please present the data in a format which will permit the dates, times, locations and directions it was gathered at to be determined and specify the commencing and ending time of each data set.

Response

I have retained the numbering of questions in your enquiry for ease of reference.
1. Data from each of the four traffic count/classifiers (ATCs) and also, where similarly gathered, data from traffic signal trigger loops along the village A75 between 1st February 2020 and the latest available date for which such data is available, giving vehicle numbers and breakdown by speed in the speed bin format last supplied to me. Please present the data in an MPH format which will again permit the dates, times, precise locations and directions it was gathered at to be determined and specify the commencing and ending time of each data set.
Please see Annexes 1- 4. It should be noted that the raw data may contain columns with zero values or anomalies which can affect the total average columns. This raw data is analysed and verified before use to ensure accuracy.

2. Data from fixed equipment along the village A75 for the period as in paragraph 1. from which Transport Scotland and/or its contractors determine both the number of red stop signal triggers and the respective numbers of drivers in compliance/non-compliance with stop signals presented to the traffic flow by the reverse speed discrimination traffic signals. Please present the data in a format which will permit the dates, times, locations and directions it was gathered at to be determined and specify the commencing and ending time of each data set.
Please see Annex 5 - 8. Please note whilst this data provides the number of activations, it cannot be used by us to determine drivers in compliance with the red lights.

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