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Assessing the Impact of Weather on Traffic Intensity

Mario Cools, Elke Moons, Geert Wets
2010 Weather, Climate, and Society  
This paper focuses on the effect of weather conditions on daily traffic intensities (the number of cars passing a specific segment of a road).  ...  determines the size of the effects of various weather conditions.  ...  The authors would like to thank the Vlaams Verkeerscentrum (Flemish Traffic Control Center) for providing the traffic count data used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1175/2009wcas1014.1 fatcat:zgfr2vdp7zgxnhgtufdzeaybv4

Impacts of Snowy Weather Conditions on Expressway Traffic Flow Characteristics

Jiancheng Weng, Lili Liu, Jian Rong
2013 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
Furthermore, the impact of snow varies in different types of roads, diverse cities, and snow densities due to different driving behavior.  ...  By comparing the performance of traffic flow under normal and snowy weather conditions, this paper quantitatively describes the impact of adverse weather on expressway volume and average speeds.  ...  Acknowledgments This paper was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China with no. 51108013 and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China under the Major Program  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/791743 fatcat:qh5dsdobczg7xe4cprlqncna2y


Nataliia Semchenko, Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University
2020 Integration of traditional and innovative scientific researches: global trends and regional aspect  
The subject of the study is to determine the parameters of traffic flows in the central part of the city.  ...  intensity of which exceeds 600 vph; the changes in basic characteristics of the vehicles group in the traffic flow when driving through the road crossing taking into account its intensity and the distance  ...  Given that the cost of one detector for two lanes in one direction is from 4800 USD (for detector type -inductive frame) up to 7900 USD (for the type of detector -radar), the total cost of the seized detectors  ... 
doi:10.30525/978-9934-26-001-8-2-10 fatcat:24sxtu5kgrdzjm6mylakllddzq

Comparative Study of Energy Savings for Various Control Strategies in the Tunnel Lighting System

Li Qin, Antonio Peña-García, Arturo S. Leon, Jian-Cheng Yu
2021 Applied Sciences  
In this study, four kinds of tunnel lighting control strategies and the development of their associated technologies are evaluated: no-control low-consumption lamps (LCL), time-scheduling control strategy  ...  Hence, various lighting control strategies based on light-emitting diode (LED) technology have been investigated to conserve energy by decreasing luminaires' operating time.  ...  [27] compared the economic performance of LED and HPS lamps for road lighting.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11146372 fatcat:pkax46yqizbaxfjwxhha7ehvr4

Improving the efficiency of the road junction at the city entrance

A. G. Shevtsova, A. G. Burlutskaya, V. V. Vasilieva, K. V. Levshina, E. M. Minaeva, A. Glezer, S. Roshchupkin
2020 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Based on geometric analysis, intensity calculations and time delays, the optimal area for implementing the Ramp metering system is selected.  ...  The article is devoted to the study of the method of increasing the capacity at the trans-tailor interchanges providing access to cities, using the example of Belgorod, by introducing the Ramp metering  ...  It is necessary to determine the peak values of traffic intensity in the direction of the regional center in the studied points of the road network section [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/202032901020 fatcat:itbjksk2kng7vfim72tcj2kbiy

Exploring Spatial and Temporal Connection Patterns among the Districts in Chongqing Based on Highway Passenger Flow

Yang Huang, Kaifang Shi, Huiming Zong, Tinggang Zhou, Jingwei Shen
2019 Remote Sensing  
Second, a factor detector notes that the nighttime light area index (0.9251, 0.9512, 0.9541) has the strongest explanatory power for the spatial differentiation of passenger traffic in Chongqing districts  ...  Investigating regional connections and their influencing factors from the perspective of "flow" space is one of the foundations of promoting regional development.  ...  Figure 8 . 8 Results of the factor detector. Figure 9 . 9 One-hour economic circle and 'two wings' of Chongqing. Figure 10 . 10 Road mileages of different types in Chongqing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12010027 fatcat:wgoyrxc3zjckdnoj2o3ourgdha

Reduction in Calculated Uncertainty of a Noise Map by Improving the Traffic Model Data Through Two Phases

M. Ausejo, M. Recuero, C. Asensio, I. Pavón
2011 Acta Acustica united with Acustica  
by the road traffic noise emission.  ...  Subsequently a second traffic model, improving the input data used for the first one, has been created and validated according to the deviations.  ...  Vehicle intensity and road lanes The Department of Mobility provided a new traffic model with data updated to 2007 and consistent with the spot measurements of the inductive loop detectors distributed  ... 
doi:10.3813/aaa.918456 fatcat:bzwglg5pirgd7e5332rgn3luem

Image Processing Based Intelligent Traffic Controller

Vikramaditya Dangi, Amol Parab, Kshitij Pawar, S.S Rathod
2012 Undergraduate Academic Research Journal  
The resulting wastage of time and increase in pollution levels can be eliminated on a city-wide scale by these systems.  ...  Subsequently, the number of vehicles at the intersection is evaluated and traffic is efficiently managed. The paper also proposes to implement a real-time emergency vehicle detection system.  ...  RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS To compare between various types of edge detection algorithms we tested their performance for ten images taken from real traffic intersections.  ... 
doi:10.47893/uarj.2012.1004 fatcat:65y6bhvzgveknhfbhoakjg7veu

Development of a vehicle emission inventory with high temporal–spatial resolution based on NRT traffic data and its impact on air pollution in Beijing – Part 1: Development and evaluation of vehicle emission inventory

Boyu Jing, Lin Wu, Hongjun Mao, Sunning Gong, Jianjun He, Chao Zou, Guohua Song, Xiaoyu Li, Zhong Wu
2016 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
To simulate real-world vehicle emissions accurately, the road has been divided into segments according to the driving cycle (traffic speed) on this road segment.  ...  Based on the results of this study, improved air quality simulation and the contribution of vehicle emissions to ambient pollutant concentration in Beijing have been investigated in a companion paper (  ...  .: A modeling analysis of a heavy air pollution episode occurred in Beijing, At-  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-16-3161-2016 fatcat:6ee4tzhxejdupe4zbjd6wwqnyq

Calibration of Traffic Flow Models under Adverse Weather and Application in Mesoscopic Network Simulation

Tian Hou, Hani S. Mahmassani, Roemer M. Alfelor, Jiwon Kim, Meead Saberi
2013 Transportation Research Record  
On the basis of type (rain, snow, frog, wind, etc.), duration, and intensity of the weather, its impact on the performance of traffic networks may vary under different scenarios.  ...  The effects of weather on traffic volume are also evident from empirical data.  ...  The material in this paper is based in part on work funded by a U.S.  ... 
doi:10.3141/2391-09 fatcat:b755oen4vvd7hn6o4huyjlgz4e

Traffic Context Aware Data Augmentation for Rare Object Detection in Autonomous Driving [article]

Naifan Li, Fan Song, Ying Zhang, Pengpeng Liang, Erkang Cheng
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We also present a thorough study to illustrate the effectiveness of our local-adaptive and global constraints based Copy-Paste data augmentation for rare object detection.  ...  Detection of rare objects (e.g., traffic cones, traffic barrels and traffic warning triangles) is an important perception task to improve the safety of autonomous driving.  ...  Additionally, the effect of components of our method is extensively studied in the ablation experiments.  ... 
arXiv:2205.00376v1 fatcat:byp6oslpwjb3vdfqde64zimmiy

Enhancing Freeway Safety through Intervening in Traffic Flow Dynamics Based on Variable Speed Limit Control

Jinming You, Shouen Fang, Lanfang Zhang, John Taplin, Jingqiu Guo
2018 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
Then, intensive microscopic simulations based on AIMSUN were carried out to explore the effects of various intervention strategies with respect to a 3-lane freeway stretch in China.  ...  By taking into account the trade-off between safety benefits and delay in travel time, the speed limit strategies were optimized under various traffic conditions and the model with gradient feedback produces  ...  Program, and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/3610541 fatcat:dpumjhezjvbktcb33iddgmxwq4

Semi-automatic framework for traffic landmark annotation

Won Hee Lee, Kyungboo Jung, Chulwoo Kang, Hyun Sung Chang
2021 IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems  
The proposed semi-automatic method speeds up the annotation by a factor of 3.19, as compared to the manual annotation.  ...  Moreover, we show that the pretrained traffic landmark detection network is effective in detecting traffic landmarks in other countries using the bounding box by fine-tuning.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors thank the members of Multimedia Processing Lab for testing the annotation tool and providing a lot of useful suggestions, and Dr. Sunghoon Hong for guiding this project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojits.2021.3053337 fatcat:m3mpimnk5vamhhap5fshbcbqtm

Impacts of large-scale truck platooning on Dutch highways

Dujuan Yang, Anique Kuijpers, Gamze Dane, Tom van der Sande
2019 Transportation Research Procedia  
Autonomous driving has a potential to improve the future road transportation. Truck platooning is one of the main solutions.  ...  The results showed that large-scale truck platooning has an impact on the traffic safety and efficiency within these traffic locations compared to the current situation.  ...  The project is funded under the scheme of the ERANET Co-fund Smart Cities and Communities joint research program (ENSCC), JPI Urban Europe.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2018.12.212 fatcat:a6apps2bazesnevvvnczdgmpji

Calculation of vehicle delay at signal-controlled intersections with adaptive traffic control algorithm

Roman Andronov, Evgeny Leverents, N.O. Kopanitsa, T.Y. Ovsyannikova, V.S. Plevkov, A.A. Klopotov, L.A. Teplyakova, P.A. Radchenko
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The aim of this study is to create a simulation model of a signal-controlled intersection that can be used to assess the effectiveness of adaptive control in various traffic situations, including the presence  ...  As a result of the study, vehicle delays, queue length and duration of traffic light cycles are calculated subject to different intensities of incoming traffic flows, and the presence or absence of pedestrian  ...  In addition, knowing recommended applications of adaptive traffic light control will make it possible to optimize road traffic and to reconstruct road networks in a more purposeful and effective manner  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201814304008 fatcat:3cojos6r5ffzrep4mfc4lgcxue
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