Inter-technology Effects in Intelligent Transportation Systems
AbstractThis project examines the expected benefits of varying combinations of ITS applications: Freeway Service Patrol, Changeable Message Signs, and Ramp Metering. The research analyzes the simulated results of a stylized network in a microscopic traffic simulator. The traffic network includes parallel roadways, ramp meters and changeable message signs.We have tested these technologies in various combinations. We measure effectiveness and define a measure of inter-technology economies.In brief, it is found that additional technologies are sub-additive, and more benefits come from each technology in isolation than when it is bundled with other technologies.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley in its series Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings with number qt93x392jw.
Date of creation: 01 May 2002
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Transportation System Management; Inter-technology Economies; Freeway Service Patrol; Changeable Message Signs; Ramp Metering; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Evaluation;
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- David Levinson & Seshasai Kanchi & David Gillen, 2002. "Inter-technology Effects in Intelligent Transportation Systems," Working Papers 200202, University of Minnesota: Nexus Research Group.
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