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Calibration and operational analysis of variable speed limits for high flow condition

Jiang, Rui, Lucky, Adama B., & Chung, Edward (2011) Calibration and operational analysis of variable speed limits for high flow condition. In Matthew , Barth (Ed.) Proceedings of the First IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation System 2011, IEEE Xplore, Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center, Vienna, pp. 222-227.

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Abstract

Variable Speed Limits (VSL) is a control tool of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) which can enhance traffic safety and which has the potential to contribute to traffic efficiency. This study presents the results of a calibration and operational analysis of a candidate VSL algorithm for high flow conditions on an urban motorway of Queensland, Australia. The analysis was done using a framework consisting of a microscopic simulation model combined with runtime API and a proposed efficiency index. The operational analysis includes impacts on speed-flow curve, travel time, speed deviation, fuel consumption and emission.

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ID Code: 41959
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Variable Speed Limits, High Flow Conditions, Operational Analysis
DOI: 10.1109/FISTS.2011.5973640
ISBN: 9781457709906
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 IEEE.
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Deposited On: 10 Jun 2011 13:29
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2011 11:53

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