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M. Zheng, J. Yan, S. Jun, L. Tian, X. Wang, Z. Qiu, V. Sisiopiku, Y. Zheng, B. Schroeder, T. Chase, L. Elefteriadou
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The pedestrian mode is an important component of urban networks, and greatly affects the performance of the sidewalks and crosswalks, as well as the entire network traffic [...]

W. Ackaah, K. Bogenberger
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The variable speed limit (VSL) system has been implemented on many freeways and urban arterials as a link control strategy. Objectives for deploying VSL systems may include [...]

A. Moreno, C. Llorca, A. Garcia
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) defines the level-of-service criteria for two-lane highways based on three performance measures: average travel speed (ATS), percent time [...]

R. Trapp
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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A local non-restrictive ramp metering strategy PRO is introduced. It is based on the stochasticity of capacity. The ramp metering algorithm shows innovative features: • [...]

T. Bergh, M. Remgård, A. Carlsson, J. Olstam, P. Strömgren
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The first Swedish 2+1 median barrier road was opened in 1998. The concept was to retrofit the standard existing two-lane 13 m paved width cross-section at 90 and 110 kph posted [...]

T. Wietholt, J. Harding
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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As in many other countries, traffic demand on German motorways is continuously rising, especially during peak hours. Enhancing the road infrastructure by building additional [...]

T. Muramatsu, T. Oguchi
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The function of parking areas at expressway rest stops is to provide drivers with opportunities to park their vehicles for their own purposes, so the number of parking spots [...]

P. Strömgren, J. Olstam
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This paper presents an investigation of capacity reduction in connection with roadwork. The paper presents a state-of-the-art description on roadwork effects on capacity. [...]

P. Strömgren, G. Lind
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This paper presents an investigation and a state-of-the-art description of traffic effects of harmonization with variable speed limits. Expansion of the E4 south of Stockholm [...]

S. Axer, B. Friedrich
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The objective of this paper is to analyze the estimation quality of a staged methodology, that allows the estimation of signal timing information like cycle length, green [...]

S. Hohmann, J. Geistefeldt
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Achieving the maximum utilization of the existing infrastructure is an essential goal of traffic management for both freeways and the urban road network. Reliable and explicit [...]

R. Zhou, L. Zhong, N. Zhao, J. Fang, H. Chai, J. Zhou, W. Li, B. Li
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The achievements of the project “highway capacity research” in the “9th Five-Year” period in China have supported the current “Highway Engineering Technical Standard” [...]

R. Troutbeck, D. Walsh, M. Blogg
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Australian States have been investing heavily in managed motorway. It was acknowledged some time ago that the motorways that had slow moving congested traffic caused a considerable [...]

R. Bertini, H. Wang, T. Knudson, K. Carstens
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Safety remains a problem on U.S. roadways, with more than 32, 000 fatalities, 2.2 million injuries and 6 million crashes each year. Travelers, shippers and the economy are [...]

R. Margiotta, D. McLeod, T. Scorsone
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) currently uses a bipolar approach to defining level of service (LOS) for freeway facilities: either (1) weighted density or (2) assigning [...]

R. Dowling, B. Nevers, A. Jia, A. Skabardonis, C. Krause, M. Vasudevan
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This paper reports on the combined microsimulation and small scale demonstration evaluation of the freeway performance effects of a specific connected vehicle implementation [...]

R. Avelar, K. Fitzpatrick, K. Dixon, T. Lindheimer
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Freeway networks are a critical component of the transportation systems at large metropolitan areas. The use of managed lanes (MLs) is a very important tool in accommodating [...]

P. Prevedouros, L. Mitropoulos
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The growth of vehicle sales and use world-wide requires the consumption of significant quantities of energy and materials. Advanced propulsion systems and electric drive vehicles [...]

P. Prevedouros, B. Halkias
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The forecasting of expressway traffic demand for existing facilities is not particularly challenging for regions and countries with stable or moderately growing economies. [...]

O. Ramadan, V. Sisiopiku
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Freeway work zones typically mandate lane closures that often induce bottlenecks. Merge maneuvers and the accompanying increase in the rate of lane changes at these bottlenecks [...]

N. Wu, S. Giuliani
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Capacity at signalized intersections is a basic parameter in urban transport networks. The capacity of a signalized intersection is a function of existing geometric, control, [...]

N. Wu, K. Lemke
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The first version of German Highway Capacity Manual was published in 2001. Now, a new version is published in 2015 (HBS 2015). For the new German Highway Capacity Manual, [...]

H. Nguyen
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This article describes the results of a comprehensive saturation flow rate analysis at signalized intersections in motorcycle dependent cities. Most of current capacity analysis [...]

N. Singh, P. Parida, M. Advani, R. Gujar
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The most important parameter for designing a pedestrian facility is the area required by a pedestrian to stand comfortably or make a comfortable movement. This area is referred [...]

N. Motamedidehkordi, M. Margreiter, T. Benz
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The rapid development of wireless communication and information technologies has increased research interests in inter-vehicle communication systems and their effect on traffic [...]

N. Kang, H. Nakamura
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Heavy vehicles behave differently from ordinary passenger cars due to their characteristics such as size and operational performance. At roundabout, entry capacity estimation [...]

M. Hartmann, P. Vortisch
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Unlike the U.S. 2010 Highway Capacity Manual, the most recent edition of German Highway Capacity Manual does not include methodology to evaluate the facility within oversaturated [...]

M. Martin-Gasulla, A. Garcia, A. Moreno, C. Llorca
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Roundabouts show great advantages due to their geometry and their priority system, both in terms of capacity and road safety, compared to other intersections. However, unbalanced [...]

M. Margreiter
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This work describes an approach to determine the current travel times on freeways based on the detection and re-identification of Bluetooth devices onboard of vehicles using [...]

M. Mailer
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The paper is based on a project carried out to develop a new concept for the assessment of highway performance considering multi-modality, traffic management and ITS. Step [...]

L. Shi, P. Prevedouros
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Major IT companies and vehicle manufacturers have announced their plans for autonomous driving technology. Autonomous light duty vehicles are often referred to as “driverless [...]

K. Suzuki, K. Imada, Y. Matsumura
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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For usability of urban expressway in Japan, there are some problems due to the limitation of spatial con-straint. As the result of the limitation, there are merging sections [...]

K. Bang, J. Wahlstedt, L. Linse
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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A detailed procedure for capacity analysis of signalized intersections was first produced in 1976 and presented at the TRB Annual meeting (Bang, Hansson, Peterson 1978). In [...]

J. Xing, J. Tanaka
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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1. Introduction & Objectives Traffic congestion has been an important social issue in all over the world. It will result in great economic loss due to time delay and environment [...]

J. Dierke, J. Kleine, R. Lehmann
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The high density of commercial freight transport on motorways makes it difficult for truck drivers to find safe parking places especially for longer rest periods during the [...]

J. Chodur, K. Ostrowski, M. Tracz
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Urban and rural intersections differ in terms of functionality. They support traffic which differs in terms of travel goals and motivations. In urban areas, these goals are [...]

J. So, S. Hoffmann, J. Lee, F. Busch, K. Choi
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This study proposes advanced safety assessment methods in the perspectives of prediction performance and practicality. This study thus develops three different safety assessment [...]

H. Kita, H. Yotsutsuji, R. Asaka, J. Tsujitani, T. Watanabe
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Developing driver-oriented highway performance measures is the key to performance-based highway design. Highways should be designed so that an appropriate performance measure [...]

H. Heikoop, N. Henkens
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Around 1995 the need for a Dutch Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) was felt within Rijkswaterstaat (Rijkswaterstaat is the executive body of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure [...]

H. Waleczek, J. Geistefeldt, D. Cindric-Middendorf, G. Riegelhuth
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Work zones on freeways usually affect the quality of service for road users. Aiming to reduce traffic flow disruptions to a minimum, Hessen Mobil – Road and Traffic Management [...]

P. Greibe, T. Buch
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The main objective of this study is to examine how widths of cycle tracks influence the behaviour, flow and capacity of bicycle traffic. Empirical data has been collected [...]

G. Schultz, S. Mineer, C. Hamblin
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This paper reports on an analysis conducted to identify ways to improve average speeds in the Express Lanes (ELs) in Utah. The research began with an investigation of the [...]

J. Geistefeldt
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The second edition of the German Highway Capacity Manual HBS was published in 2015. The paper presents the HBS procedure for the assessment of basic freeway segments and discusses [...]

G. Riggins, R. Bertini, W. Ackaah, M. Margreiter
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Variable Speed Limit (VSL) and Variable Advisory Speed (VAS) systems are applications of a growing field of active traffic management systems (ATM). This technology aims to [...]

M. Friedrich
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The German Highway Capacity Manual HBS (Handbuch fuer die Bemessung von Strassenverkehrsanlagen, FGSV 2015) like other Highway Capacity Manuals provides a collection of methods [...]

F. Rempe, G. Huber, K. Bogenberger
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Traffic congestion in urban areas is a big issue for cities around the world. Thus, studying congestion and respective counter measures is of high importance for the increasing [...]

E. Aria, J. Olstam, C. Schwietering
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) offer the possibility of helping drivers to fulfill their driving tasks. Automated vehicles (AV) are capable of communicating with [...]

E. Misokefalou, F. Papadimitriou, P. Kopelias, N. Eliou
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Over the last years, distracted driving possesses a leading position among accident causes and it constitutes an increasing road safety problem with disastrous results. Considering [...]

N. Faouzi, L. Klein
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Intelligent transportation system (ITS) infrastructures contain sensors, data processing, and communication technologies that assist in improving passenger safety, reducing [...]

D. Jolovic, A. Stevanovic, S. Sajjadi, P. Martin
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) 2015 freeway facilities methodology offers a supplemental computational engine FREEVAL, which is a macroscopic/mesoscopic tool that enables [...]

N. Heiden, J. Geistefeldt
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Work zones considerably influence the traffic flow quality on freeways. In work zones, the capacity can be significantly reduced due to narrower lanes, a reduced number of [...]

G. Andrade, C. Pitombo, A. Cunha, J. Setti
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Free flow speed (FFS) is defined in the HCM as the “average speed of vehicles on a given segment, measured under low-volume conditions, when drivers are free to travel at [...]

D. Hale, A. Hajbabaie, J. Ma, J. Hu, H. Park, J. Bared
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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To justify investments towards improved traffic operations, engineers and policy-makers need scientific and accurate methods of congestion measurement. However, status-quo [...]

D. Yamaguchi, T. Okano, H. Sudo, M. Kobayashi, T. Ogihara, N. Izumi, A. Tanaka, T. Yoshii
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This study investigates various factors that cause the reduction of discharge flow at a bottleneck on an urban expressway. The current worst bottleneck on Tokyo Metropolitan [...]

C. Schwietering, M. Feldges
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Long-term roadworks on highways are vital as part of carriageway and bridge renovations. They generate bottlenecks and consequently congestion and accidents. If the number [...]

B. Kuhn, K. Balke, R. Brydia, L. Theiss, I. Tsapakis, L. Ruback, M. Le
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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In May 2013, the regular session of the 83rd Texas State Legislature passed House Bill (HB) 2204 related to the establishment of a variable speed limits (VSL) pilot program [...]

J. Bakaba, J. Ortlepp
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Roadwork zones interrupt the flow of traffic and shall reduce road safety of motorways (autobahns), at least in specific sections. Motorways are the fastest roads in the German [...]

A. Goto, H. Nakamura
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Functional hierarchy of road network classifies individual roads into several levels by taking account of the priority for mobility, access or residential functions, in order [...]

A. Kendziorra, P. Wagner, T. Toledo
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Car-following models are an essential part of microscopic traffic simulations. For research regarding traffic safety, traffic simulations need to simulate traffic safety related [...]

A. Haug, S. Grosanic
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Within section control systems on motorways drivers get information about adequate speed limits during adverse weather situations. Therefore road weather data are necessary. [...]

A. Kondyli, P. Gubbala, L. Elefteriadou
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Transportation engineers rely on the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) for estimating capacity at freeway segments. According to the HCM 2010, the capacity of the basic freeway [...]

A. Skabardonis, F. Papadimitriou, B. Halkias, P. Kopelias
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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The paper presents the findings to date of operational analyses at freeway off-ramps with emphasis on analysis procedures on recurrent off-ramp bottleneck locations at the [...]

R. Akcelik
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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This paper compares two analytical approaches for modelling signalised intersection networks in relation to the assessment of signal coordination quality as a fundamental [...]

A. Keegan, E. Gonzales
Collection of Transportation Research Procedia (2017).

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Freight deliveries on signalized urban streets are known to cause lane blockages during delivery. Traffic congestion associated with urban freight deliveries has gained increasing [...]

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