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 as consumers' surplus 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 University of Minnesota: Nexus Research Group in its series Working Papers with number 200202.
Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Published in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 1800 1-5
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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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- Levinson, David M. & Kanchi, Seshasai & Gillen, David, 2002. "Inter-technology Effects in Intelligent Transportation Systems," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt93x392jw, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
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