Evaluating bus priority and queue relocation techniques of presignals

Hounsell, N.B., Cherrett, T.J. and Sirivadidurage, S.S.P (2007) Evaluating bus priority and queue relocation techniques of presignals. In, 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, 21 - 25 Jan 2007.


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Pre-signal sites consist of sophisticated traffic control techniques and traffic interactions. Bus priority and queue relocation are two such techniques. Control logic plays an important role in vehicle actuated pre-signal systems. These should be simple and easy to implement and maintain. Microscopic simulation is used to evaluate bus priority and queue relocation capabilities at two pre-signal sites in London. Results indicated that pre-signal is capable of providing a strong priority to buses at congested road sections via bus priority and queue relocation techniques.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Subjects: T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 52967
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
January 2007Delivered
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:31
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/52967

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