Arterial traffic congestion analysis using Bluetooth duration data
Tsubota, Takahiro, Bhaskar, Ashish, Chung, Edward, & Billot, Romain (2011) Arterial traffic congestion analysis using Bluetooth duration data. In Tisato, Peter, Oxlad, Lindsay, & Taylor, Michael (Eds.) Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011, 28 - 30 September 2011, Adelaide Hilton Hotel, Adelaid, SA.
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The aim of this study is to assess the potential use of Bluetooth data for traffic monitoring of arterial road networks. Bluetooth data provides the direct measurement of travel time between pairs of scanners, and intensive research has been reported on this topic. Bluetooth data includes “Duration” data, which represents the time spent by Bluetooth devices to pass through the detection range of Bluetooth scanners. If the scanners are located at signalised intersections, this Duration can be related to intersection performance, and hence represents valuable information for traffic monitoring. However the use of Duration has been ignored in previous analyses. In this study, the Duration data as well as travel time data is analysed to capture the traffic condition of a main arterial route in Brisbane. The data consists of one week of Bluetooth data provided by Brisbane City Council. As well, micro simulation analysis is conducted to further investigate the properties of Duration. The results reveal characteristics of Duration, and address future research needs to utilise this valuable data source.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Bluetooth, traffic monitoring, arterial road, travel time|
|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
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 [The Authors]|
|Deposited On:||06 Oct 2011 08:19|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2011 15:06|
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