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Validation of capacity reductions in traffic monitoring systems

Zheng, P., McDonald, M. and Jeffery, D. (2006) Validation of capacity reductions in traffic monitoring systems In IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2006. IEEE. 1210 pp, pp. 1460-1465. (doi:10.1109/ITSC.2006.1707429).

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Abstract

Both planned and unplanned events can reduce the capacities on roadways and result in congestion and delay. Currently, there are no complete and reliable sources which can be used by traffic operators to estimate capacity reductions. On many occasions, operators have to estimate capacity reductions using a large degree of subjectivity. This paper describes a methodology developed to validate capacity reductions from data collected within the traffic monitoring system. Methods for the determination of normal capacity, short-term and long-term capacity reductions are introduced. The proposed method has been successfully applied to derive capacity reductions using operational data. The results obtained are encouraging. It is believed that the method could be implemented in many traffic control centres to improve capacity reduction estimations

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Published date: 31 January 2006
Venue - Dates: 9th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2006-09-17 - 2006-09-20

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Local EPrints ID: 53288
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/53288
ISBN: 1424400937
PURE UUID: 94ee040e-407d-4e80-8899-15f977b1a936

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Date deposited: 28 Jul 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:38

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Author: P. Zheng
Author: M. McDonald
Author: D. Jeffery

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