That one-hour period during which the maximum amount of travel occurs. Generally, there is a morning peak and an afternoon peak and traffic assignments may be made for each period, if desired.
That hour during which the maximum amount of travel occurs. It may be specified as the morning peak hour or the afternoon peak hour.
The consecutive sixty minutes within a 24-hour period with the highest traffic volume. A peak hour is generally designated for both A.M. and P.M. traffic conditions. The P.M. peak is generally greater in volume that the A.M. peak. Peak values are often expressed as a percentage of daily traffic volume.