Cars: A Demand-Responsive Traffic Control System

by J. Barceló, Univ Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona, Spain,
R. Grau, Univ Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona, Spain,
P. Egea, Univ Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona, Spain,
S. Benedito, Univ Politecnica de Cataluna, Barcelona, Spain,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering

Abstract: This paper presents a demand responsive traffic control system for networks based on improvements from a combination of OPAC and ACTS approaches. The system has shown clear advantages over a fixed-time control, tested with the AIMSUN microscopic simulator. A field test is expected in October 1991.

Subject Headings: Control systems | Traffic models | Traffic signals | Field tests | Automobiles | Streets | Mathematics

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