Traffic Counts with Road Runner 3

  • Step 1: Download and install Centurion Free
  • Step 2: Connect RoadRunner3 (RR3) 6-pin to USB cable to PC
    • If you don't connect first, will get “Can't Open COM Port!” message from Centurion
  • Step 3: Open RR3
    • When linked drop down list, select: Just go to Setup/Monitor
    • Advanced Setup
    • Stop Recording
      • Stop Recording in Centurion Free
    • Files
    • Select file to download → Download Selected File
    • Cancel window “RoadRunner 3 Timestamp Data Processor”
    • Disconnect
  • Step 5: Windows/File Explorer
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Diamond\Centurion Free\Download
    • rename file
      • [date stopped counting]-[Street Name Collected]-by[Cross Street].BIN
      • 20180410-N100West-by100N.BIN
      • 20180417-SLincolnNB-byRR.BIN
      • Date format YYYYMMDD
  • Step 6: Open RR3
    • File → Manually Import Data…
    • Examples
      • Site ID: N100W by 100N
      • Info Line 1: North of Main
      • Info Line 2: at Canal Bridge
    • Select Lane Configuration
      • Two way traffic
      • Traffic in one direction only
    • Process Data → Import
      • this copies the data file to Archive folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\Diamond\Centurion Free\Download\Archive)
  • Step 7: Edit Site Setup
    • Station ID: S Lincoln NB
    • Info Line #1: North of RXR
    • Info Line #2: NB Light Pole
    • Edit Site Setup in Centurion Free
    • enter GPS coordinates
    • enter Speed Limit
    • Number of Lanes - enter number of lanes the tube is measuring, e.g. 2 for S Lincoln NB lanes
  • Step 8: Report Generator
    • Volume tab
      • Report Style: Basic Volume Report
      • Lanes: All
      • Interval Length: 1 hour
      • Save Report As
      • Report Generator - Volume in Centurion Free
    • Class tab
      • Report Style: Class Summary Report
      • Data Types To Include
        • Axle Classification
        • Speed Classification
      • Rebuild
      • S:\Projects\TrafficCounts\201804\Reports\SLincolnSB-byRR-Class.pdf
      • Report Generator - Classification in Centurion Free
    • Per Vehicle tab
      • Report Style: Per-Vehicle Summary
      • S:\Projects\TrafficCounts\201804\Reports\SLincolnSB-byRR-Summary.pdf
      • Report Style: Per-Vehicle Summary
      • Report Generator - Summary in Centurion Free
  • Step 9: Backup Archive file
  • Step 10: Delete files off RR3
    • Setup & Monitor → Advanced Setup → Files
  • Step 11: Start Recording
    • Site ID:
    • Info Line 1:
    • Info Line 2:
    • User ID:

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