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Simulation-Based Travel Time Reliable Signal Control

Xiao Chen, Carolina Osorio, Bruno Filipe Santos
2019 Transportation Science  
The paper addresses a simulation-based travel time reliable signal control problem.  ...  Travel time distributional estimates are obtained from a stochastic microscopic urban traffic simulator and are embedded within a simulation-based optimization algorithm.  ...  The optimization problems considered in this paper are travel time reliable traffic signal control problems.  ... 
doi:10.1287/trsc.2017.0812 fatcat:lg6vextsjfge3h7qugd6mejury

Travel Time Reliability-Based Signal Timing Optimization for Urban Road Traffic Network Control

Zhengfeng Ma, Darong Huang, Changguang Li, Jianhua Guo, Esam Hafez Abdelhameed
2020 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
Therefore, targeting this issue, based on the recent studies on recognizing travel time reliability (TRR) as an important reliability measure of road networks, a travel time reliability-based urban road  ...  Future studies are recommended to expand the integration of travel time reliability into traffic signal timing optimization.  ...  TTR-Based Signal Timing Optimization. Currently, reliability-based traffic signal control is limited with insufficient applications.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8898062 fatcat:wfyqz3jnfvbvtjgtuy46gsw4j4

Performance of the Priority Control Strategies for Bus Rapid Transit: Comparative Study from Scenario Microsimulation Using VISSIM

Min Yang, Wei Wang, Bo Wang, Jing Han
2013 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
These two advanced strategies were modeled and evaluated using simulation software VISSIM and presented better performance than other three scenarios (base case, exclusive bus lane, and conventional transit  ...  Therefore, this study mainly investigated two advanced control strategies (signal priority using advanced detection and transit speed control).  ...  Delay can be calculated as the time difference between the simulated travel time and the ideal travel time (where vehicle would neither be interrupted by other traffic nor by signals).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/398938 fatcat:2r5zjbeeevhifc34zgiahjxcfu

Modeling Traffic Function Reliability of Signalized Intersections with Control Delay

Jiayu Hang, Xizhao Zhou, Jiawen Wang, Luigi Di Sarno
2020 Advances in Civil Engineering  
Then, a model for traffic function reliability is proposed based on the quantitative relationship between the random traffic flows, signal timing, and queue lengths.  ...  This method provides road authorities useful insights to understand travel time variability.  ...  Acknowledgments e authors thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China Project "Research on key issues of reliability analysis for random traffic network travel time" (61273042) for the support  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8894281 fatcat:7ghmvuiiuvfencxoe7jykrgm5m

Vehicle routing for dynamic road network based on travel time reliability

Luping Zhi, Xizhao Zhou, Jing Zhao
2020 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS dynamic road network, path selection, signal control, traffic engineering, travel time reliability.  ...  In the real road network, affected by signal control, the travel time of the vehicle path has significant uncertainty.  ...  intersection signal control based on the principle of distributed wave.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3030654 fatcat:3srpao7rxfguxgup6niadxsi4u

Evaluation of the pre-detective signal priority for bus rapid transit: coordinating the primary and secondary intersections

Min Yang, Gang Sun, Wei Wang, Xin Sun, Jian Ding, Jing Han
2015 Transport  
By pre-detecting, the time buses arrive at the primary intersection, the signal timing of both the primary and secondary intersections, along with the offsets, are adjusted simultaneously, based on the  ...  The study uses the data collected from Changzhou, China, and a microscopic traffic simulation software PTV VISSIM with four simulation scenarios defined: no signal priority, traditional signal priority  ...  Our control strategy makes its decision whether to give signal priority based on the bus travel data collected from the comparatively farther sensors upstream.  ... 
doi:10.3846/16484142.2015.1004556 fatcat:aehg7gnl6nh5rj3kk4rbyxyrfe

Optimization Model of Transit Signal Priority Control for Intersection and Downstream Bus Stop

Rui Li, Changjiang Zheng, Wenquan Li
2016 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
The performance of the proposed optimization model in decreasing delay and improving system reliability is simulated and evaluated by VISSIM-based simulation platform, and the results illustrate that the  ...  In this paper, a passenger-based transit signal priority (TSP) optimization model is formulated to optimize intersection signal phasing based on minimizing accessibility-based passenger delay at the intersection  ...  (s) Table 2 : 2 Simulated delay of control unit for three signal plans.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/9487190 fatcat:5554en4spzfhvnb25rzsecwa3e

Index of Papers

2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Flow Regulation, Signal Control 231. Combining static and dynamic models for traffic signal optimization -Inherent load-dependent travel times in a cyclically time-expanded network model 256.  ...  Travel Times 10. Modeling travel time reliability with the Burr distribution 19. Modeling and distribution of link travel times: an analysis on Istanbul freeways 159.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.719 fatcat:r4q7zfcqlbhzjmr2z4zapvnbcu


Hong-En LIN, Rocco ZITO, Michael A P TAYLOR
2007 Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies  
The shortage of travel time data and uncertain of signal settings are the two major challenges of arterial road travel time research.  ...  The result demonstrates that the developed mathematical travel time prediction model has the ability to provide reliable travel time results on arterial roads.  ...  Thirdly, the signal settings from SCATS are inputted phase-by-phase while general simulation study use average signal setting to represent signal control system in simulation.  ... 
doi:10.11175/easts.7.2321 fatcat:hnoiqhp5c5ai3eazaqqjlcugvm

Study on Calculation Methods of Intersection Unblocked Reliability based on the Random Arrival of Vehicle

Jing Qiao, Lishan Sun, Jian Rong
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Besides, the model is verified with simulation software Paramics. This study proposes a new approach for calculation method of unblocked reliability.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to study the calculation methods of intersection unblocked reliability based on the random arrival of vehicle Using theories of probability and traffic flow, with primary consideration  ...  vehicle does not pass the intersection during three times green light time.The unblocked threshold is three times green light time in signal controlled intersections.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.088 fatcat:5ia5zzfy7jhlhpjeo5zdizucqi

Improving Bus Operations through Integrated Dynamic Holding Control and Schedule Optimization

Shuozhi Liu, Xia Luo, Peter J. Jin
2018 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
The numerical simulation uses the field passenger demand, bus average travel time, travel time variance of road segments, and signal timings.  ...  The optimal slack time determined based on the derived relationship is found to be ten times smaller than in previous models based on numerical simulation results.  ...  [28] TWL Cruising speed control and signal priority control methods are proposed based on two-way-looking control logic. Eberlein et al.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/9714046 fatcat:n4kmpcxmtfebjp6stmpfghhcbm

New Reserve Capacity Model of Signal-Controlled Road Network

Anthony Chen, Piya Chootinan, S. Wong
2006 Transportation Research Record  
The aim of this study is to examine further the new capacity-reliability index recently proposed for the design of a new reserve capacity model for a signal-controlled road network.  ...  In addition, the reliability-based design is compared with that of the reserve capacity model to gain insights between the deterministic and stochastic network design problems.  ...  In stochastic network loading (probit model with the Monte Carlo simulation), the standard deviation of link travel time is assumed to be one-third of mean link travel time.  ... 
doi:10.3141/1964-05 fatcat:bbatvy76uvbefkjbmlyyjjxtyi

Evaluation of Service Reliability Impacts of Traffic Signal Priority Strategies for Bus Transit

James Chang, John Collura, Frančois Dion, Hesham Rakha
2003 Transportation Research Record  
reliability.  ...  Areas identified for future research include extensions to INTEGRATION to permit consideration of real-time conditional priority, further exploration of the relationship between components of bus travel  ...  Often, planning decisions are not made based on the average travel time, but on the expected likely maximum travel time.  ... 
doi:10.3141/1841-03 fatcat:xpkrop2355f3thnnkkyop7cg3q

Voltage travelling wave based smart re-closure for cables and overhead mixed lines

Xiang-jun Zeng, Hui Pan, Hui Liu, Xin-xin Hu, Xiao-long Luo
2012 Energy Procedia  
In order to solve this problem, a novel smart re-close scheme for cables with transmission lines based on voltage travelling wave is developed.  ...  EMTP simulation results show that, the novel scheme is an effective and practical re-closure way for cables with transmission Lines.  ...  Traveling wave detection Currently, travelling wave based protection and control are mostly achieved by current travelling wave signals that extracted from secondary side of three-phase current transformer  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2011.12.1101 fatcat:2mtonpdosvgnhgwiofu4jyjdfa

Competence of Bus Rapid Transit Systems Coupled with Transit Signal Priority at Signalized Junctions

Robel Desta, János Tóth
2022 Transport and Telecommunication  
Incorporating TSP reduced the travel time by up to 4.78% in the priority direction, the average travel speed increased by 7.25%, and the queue length also reduced by a maximum of 6%, whereas in the non-priority  ...  PTV VISSIM and the VisVAP add-on simulation program were used to examine TSP alternatives.  ...  The primary aspects of transit service that are exaggerated by TSP include travel time, speed, and reliability.  ... 
doi:10.2478/ttj-2022-0008 fatcat:jhaapyoh3rd25ai5zjh7pdnz3u
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