Optimized strategy for integrated traffic and transit signal control
Lee, Jinwoo (Brian), Shalaby, Amer, & Abdulhai, Baher (2008) Optimized strategy for integrated traffic and transit signal control. In Al-Qadi, Imad L., Sayed, Tarek, Masad, Eyad, & Alnuaimi, Nasser (Eds.) Efficient Transportation and Pavement Systems. Taylor and Francis (CRC Press), Leiden, The Netherlands.
This paper proposes a unique and innovative approach to integrate transit signal priority control into a traffic adaptive signal control strategy. The proposed strategy was named OSTRAC (Optimized Strategy for integrated TRAffic and TRAnsit signal Control). The cornerstones of OSTRAC include an online microscopic traffic f low prediction model and a Genetic Algorithm (GA) based traffic signal timing module. A sensitivity analysis was conducted to determine the critical GA parameters. The developed traffic f low model demonstrated reliable prediction results through a test. OSTRAC was evaluated by comparing its performance to three other signal control strategies. The evaluation results revealed that OSTRAC efficiently and effectively reduced delay time of general traffic and also transit vehicles.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Additional Information:||proceedings of International Gulf Conference on Roads (4th : 2008 : Dawḥah, Qatar)|
|Keywords:||Traffic engineering, Traffic control, Optimisation, Transit, Signal priority|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Taylor and Francis|
|Deposited On:||09 Apr 2013 04:23|
|Last Modified:||22 Oct 2015 16:07|
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