Using gap sequences to estimate gap acceptance functions
AbstractTraditional gap acceptance functions have been estimated based on the first gap observed. In this paper we show that the critical gap of drivers is decreasing on the average, as they are waiting for an acceptable gap. Our gap acceptance function is based on a probit model which assumes a normal distribution of gaps across gaps and drivers.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
Volume (Year): 15 (1981)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/548/description#description
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Mark D. Manuszak & Charles F. Manski & Sanghamitra Das, 2005.
"Walk or wait? An empirical analysis of street crossing decisions,"
Journal of Applied Econometrics,
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(4), pages 529-548.
- Mark Manuszak & Sanghamitra Das & Charles Manski, 2004. "Walk or Wait? An Empirical Analysis of Street Crossing Decisions," GSIA Working Papers 2003-41, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.
- Sanghamitra Das & Charles F. Manski & Mark D. Manuszak, 2003. "Walk or wait?: An empirical analysis of street crossing decisions," Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers 03-09, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India.
- Brilon, Werner & Koenig, Ralph & Troutbeck, Rod J., 1999. "Useful estimation procedures for critical gaps," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 33(3-4), pages 161-186, April.
- Hagring, O., 2000. "Estimation of critical gaps in two major streams," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 293-313, May.
- Awadallah, Faisal, 2009. "Intersection sight distance analysis and guidelines," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 143-150, August.
- Pollatschek, Moshe A. & Polus, Abishai & Livneh, Moshe, 2002. "A decision model for gap acceptance and capacity at intersections," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 36(7), pages 649-663, August.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.