Traffic Simulation at Unsignalized Intersections Using GPSS

by Sudharman Sabanayagam, Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc, United States,
James J. Schuster, Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc, United States,
Stephen Konyk, Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications in Transportation III

Abstract: This paper develops a simulation model, based on actual field data, that simulates the minor street left turn movement at a STOP-controlled T-intersection. This simulation model predicts average delay to minor street left-turning vehicles in seconds. It also calculates the maximum queue length and average queue length of minor street left-turning vehicles in vehicle lengths. The simulation model was developed using IBM's General Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) simulation language.

Subject Headings: Traffic models | Left turns | Computer models | Traffic surveys | Traffic signals | Simulation models | Streets | Intersections

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