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LETTER FROM THE GUEST EDITORS-Driving Behavior and Traffic Safety in Traffic Engineering

Xuedong Yan, Richard Tay, Lei Yu
2010 The Open Transportation Journal  
leading to the conclusion that the marking has a good potential as to improve driving behaviors at signalized intersections.  ...  Due to these significantly negative effects on RTOR behaviors, the rightturn sight distance would be a significant safety issue at signalized intersections.  ...  We also like to thank the reviewers for their contributions in making this issue a success. We hope that more efforts in this area of research will continue in the future.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874447801004010033 fatcat:lqwxzgdxnzekhbbwx5po645qta

GUI: GPS-Less Traffic Congestion Avoidance in Urban Areas with Inter-Vehicular Communication

Zhen Jiang, Jie Wu, Paul Sabatino
2014 2014 IEEE 11th International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems  
Vehicles collect information from neighbors and catch the snapshot to describe the global impact of traffic congestions, in the presence of unpredictable changes of topology and vehicle trajectory.  ...  Driving in an urban canyon can be frustrating when your GPS teller keeps telling you to make a turn at the place that you just passed, because the information transmission is deferred by the wireless signal  ...  The contribution is threefold: 1) We provide a method to describe the global impact of traffic congestion in a label M at each vehicle.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mass.2014.102 dblp:conf/mass/Jiang0S14 fatcat:vh4d6dogebe3denwr7whl72m5i

CONGESTION DUE TO TRAFFIC DESIGN AND ITS IMPACT ON FUEL CONSUMPTION AND VEHICLE EMISSIONS: A CASE STUDY

A. Abdel-Rehim
2012 The International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering  
Traffic congestion has a direct impact on quality of life in most of countries.  ...  Sales of road vehicles have been growing at a tremendous speed over the last few years. On the other hand, the growth of infrastructure is however much slower than that of vehicles.  ...  Impact of Congestions on Fuel Consumption There are many factors can affect the fuel consumption of any vehicle, including: driving style and driver behavior, vehicle acceleration, braking and driving  ... 
doi:10.21608/amme.2012.35965 fatcat:qrpaf6vdujbhtewf2bgffgvhja

Measuring the Influences and Impacts of Signalized Intersection Delay Reduction on the Fuel Consumption, Operation Cost and Exhaust Emissions

Shamil Ahmed Flamarz Al-Arkawazi
2018 Civil Engineering Journal  
Traffic congestion is a growing problem in Kalar City and other urban areas. As it increases, the delay at the transportation network will increase.  ...  This paper, studies the influences and impacts of signalized intersection delay reduction on the fuel consumption, operation cost, and exhaust emissions.  ...  As the intersection existing operation condition is good in term of traffic congestion, the signal timing optimization had a small impact or effect on the emissions (see Figure 12 and Tables 6, 7 and  ... 
doi:10.28991/cej-0309115 fatcat:adifwznwevh4di6aptpreee3ve

Platoon Signal Priority in Connected-Autonomous Vehicle Environments: Algorithm Development and Testing

Milan Zlatkovic, Andalib Shams
2019 Put i Saobraćaj  
The results show a significant reduction in intersection delays (26% - 38%) and travel times (6% - 20%), depending on the penetration rate, as well as significant improvements on the network-wide level  ...  Using the advantages of CAVs, this study developed signalized intersection control strategy algorithm that optimizes the operations of CAVs and allows signal priority for connected platoons.  ...  Their input on modeling and analysis, as well as their help in obtaining the data, providing future demand levels and performing field visits, was invaluable for the successful completion of the work presented  ... 
doi:10.31075/pis.65.04.01 fatcat:eavletaw6jas5npotysbzxdrsu

The Impact of Automated Vehicles on Traffic Flow and Road Capacity on Urban Road Networks

Ji Eun Park, Wanhee Byun, Youngchan Kim, Hyeonjun Ahn, Doh Kyoum Shin, Peter Chen
2021 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
Also, as expected, links with three or four lanes had a more significant impact on the delay.  ...  Despite positive findings of the impact of AVs on traffic flow and potential road capacity increase for highways, few studies have been performed regarding the impact of AVs on urban roads.  ...  Acknowledgments is research was sponsored by the project "Impact of Automated Vehicles on Parking Spaces and Roads" of the Land and Housing Institute (LHI) of Korea Land and Housing Corporation.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/8404951 fatcat:6l6idxtk4fehfny5cg6ojvkmky

Analysis of Traffic Operation Characteristics and Calculation Model of the Length of the Connecting Section between Ramp and Intersection

Fu Wang, Dengjun Gu, Anqi Chen
2022 Sustainability  
However, traffic congestion still occurs frequently in the connecting section between the ramp of expressway and the ground intersection.  ...  A combined model for calculating the length of the connecting section between ramp of urban expressway and intersection is proposed.  ...  Impacts of traffic flow arrival pattern on the necessary queue storage space at metered on-ramps. Transp. A: Transp. Sci. 2018, 14, 543–561. [CrossRef] 19.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14020629 fatcat:rnoekr2g6ngjzhtaehgjwrfgeq

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF CONSECUTIVE SIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS UNDER HETEROGENEOUS TRAFFIC CONDITIONS IN CAIRO, EGYPT

Sherif SHOKRY, Shinji TANAKA, Fumihiko NAKAMURA, Ryo ARIYOSHI, Shino MIURA
2018 Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers Ser D3 (Infrastructure Planning and Management)  
It investigates the impacts of such traffic conditions, as a dominant operation in developing cities, on a set of four signalized intersections located in an urban arterial corridor in Cairo, Egypt.  ...  The results emphasized the significant impact of the heterogeneous traffic conditions on the studied intersections, especially under heavy traffic conditions during peak hours.  ...  Nada Ibrahim for providing the traffic counting data.  ... 
doi:10.2208/jscejipm.74.i_1207 fatcat:jx77cbflcvazlpwbcmdk3y5uqa

Research on Influence of Community Opening on Road Capacity

Zi-Yu Li, Jia-Yu Zhong, Yuan-Biao Zhang, Yi-Yan Wang, Li-Qun Yang
2017 Journal of Management and Sustainability  
Then, based on the openness of the district, we analyze the probabilities of the drivers choosing the intersection and exit of the district and the delay rate of the crossing.  ...  Under the background of promoting the block system, the paper mainly focuses on the impact on the surrounding road capacity caused by the openness of the communities.  ...  The existence of traffic control can effectively relieves traffic congestion at signalized intersection, and its delay grows the most slowly; the roundabout can alleviate part of the traffic congestion  ... 
doi:10.5539/jms.v7n2p116 fatcat:pylz46gkwjg6rbdwxiccocvuqa

Mobility and environment improvement of signalized networks through Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communications

Gerard Aguilar Ubiergo, Wen-Long Jin
2016 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  
Then a car-following model and an emission model are combined to simulate the behavior of vehicles at signalized intersections and calculate traffic delays in queues, vehicle emissions and fuel consumption  ...  Traffic signals, even though crucial for safe operations of busy intersections, are one of the leading causes of travel delays in urban settings, as well as the reason why billions of gallons of fuel are  ...  Imagine a car is driving at the speed limit towards a signalized intersection with the red light on.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trc.2016.03.010 fatcat:vbgzxkq5ebat3c6acoju6dz7aq

Idling Emission at Intersection and Exploring Suitable Mitigation Measures

Ravindra Kumar, Purnima Parida, Devesh Tiwari, S. Gangopadhyay
2013 Journal of Traffic and Logistics Engineering  
These problems manifest in the form of increased traffic congestion, increased air and noise pollution, accidents, delays etc.  ...  The results of a study conducted by CRRI in 2005 estimated that fuel worth of Indian Rupees. 1, 0000 Million is wasted every year in Delhi by vehicles idling at 600 signalized traffic signals and was around  ...  This work was supported in part by a grant from CSIR HQ for ELSIM project under Planning Commission of India.  ... 
doi:10.12720/jtle.1.2.184-190 fatcat:j32w2k2iznhnxpypukm4c6cbp4

Efficient and Safe Strategies for Intersection Management: A Review

Jian Wang, Xinyu Guo, Xinyu Yang
2021 Sensors  
Intersection management is a sophisticated event in the intelligent transportation system due to a variety of behavior for traffic participants.  ...  This paper primarily overviews recent studies on the scenes of intersection, aiming at improving the efficiency or guaranteeing the safety when vehicles pass the crossing.  ...  Mu et al. propose a signal preemption control method named Timed Colored Petri Nets (TCPN) to reduce the delay of emergency vehicles at intersections [69] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21093096 pmid:33946781 fatcat:z7vx7e2ulzamrnoivvqvafthuq

Impact Assessment of Driver Distraction by Cellphone on Start-up Lost-time and Average Saturation Headway at Signalized Intersections Based on Vehicle Position in the Queue

Nawaf Alshabibi
2021 Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering  
Cellphone usage has a significant impact on signalized intersections' capacity and level of service.  ...  This study investigated the impact of cellphone usage on signalized intersection capacity and level of service in Dammam Metropolitan Area, Saudi Arabia.  ...  The corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3311/pptr.16785 fatcat:u5qzderdundjzpazdvjxnwo5zy

The Impacts of Emergency Vehicle Signal Preemption on Urban Traffic Speed

Hualiang (Harry) Teng, Valerian Kwigizile, Gang Xie, Mohamed Kaseko, A. Reed Gibby
2012 Journal of the Transportation Research Forum  
Signal preemption during peak periods and duration of preemption had a significant negative impact on traffic speeds. Also, the transition time has a negative impact on traffic speeds.  ...  We used GPS data from paratransit vehicles to evaluate the impact of emergency vehicles on urban traffic speeds.  ...  Casturi et al. (2000) developed an advanced macroscopic model to assess the impact of emergency signal preemption on traffic delay.  ... 
doi:10.5399/osu/jtrf.49.1.2526 fatcat:jczhhpc3bvgktl3prg7rjxealu

A Traffic Emission-saving Signal Timing Model for Urban Isolated Intersections

Rao Qian, Zhang Lun, Yang Wenchen, Zhang Meng
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
ignoring traffic environmental benefit, a traffic emission-saving traffic signal timing model for urban isolated intersections is presented.  ...  The result shows that the presented algorithm has a high precision while solving the models, and has a very good effect on reducing emissions and the efficient of controlling the traffic roads.  ...  Acknowledgement The work of this study is supported by National Science Foundation of China (Project No. 50408034) and Shanghai Educational Foundation for Innovation (Project No. 11ZZ27).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.269 fatcat:qybui4x5ozatpex3tkuvuuhy7u
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