Backage road: a public street or road
parallel to a highway and along the rear of properties fronting on to
the highway, constructed for the purpose of maintaining local road continuity
and the controlling of direct access to the main highway.
Bandwidth: the time in seconds or the
percent of traffic signal cycle between a pair of parallel speed lines
which delineate a progressive movement on a time-space diagram. It is
a quantitative measurement of the through traffic capacity of a signal
progression system. The greater the percentage of bandwidth, the higher
the roadway capacity.
Channelization: the placement of lanes
on the highway so that traffic is streamed into separate channels.
Collector road or street: a highway facility
that provides for traffic movement between arterials and local streets,
with some direct access to adjacent property.
Control of access: the condition in which
the right of owners or occupants of land abutting or adjacent to a roadway
is controlled by public authority.
Controlled access highway: portions of
highway intended for through traffic and designated as controlled access;
every highway, street or roadway where the Ministry of Transportation
determines access from adjacent lands.