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Analysis of travel time by vertical queue

Jin, WZ; Heydecker, BG; (1998) Analysis of travel time by vertical queue. In: Yang, ZX and Wang, KCP and Mao, BH, (eds.) TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION STUDIES. (pp. 310 - 319). AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS

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There are many applications of queuing theory in traffic flow analysis, especially in traffic signal control and dynamic traffic assignment. It is proved to be appropriate to describe the traffic performance by using the queue model. In this paper we first summarize how the queuing models are useful at signalized junctions. Then we use the vertical queuing method to analyze the dynamic queuing process of vehicles. We will focus on the travel time from entrance to exit in the link and give a new expression for delay which will be divided into four parts, the stopping loss, starting loss, discharging time and stopping time. The detail calculating formulas for each part wilt be presented.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Analysis of travel time by vertical queue
Event: 1st International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies (ICTTS 98)
Dates: 1998-07-27 - 1998-07-29
ISBN: 0-7844-0352-X
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/738991
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