An Analytical Framework for Minimizing Freeway Incident Response Time

by Kostas G. Zografos, Univ of Miami, Coral Gables, United States,
Teti Nathanail, Univ of Miami, Coral Gables, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering

Abstract: The reduction in incident delay is an important aspect of any freeway management program as it results in substantial savings to roadway users. This paper presents an integrated decision making framework for the reduction of the incident delay through the optimum deployment of Traffic Restoration Units (TRU).

Subject Headings: Traffic accidents | Traffic congestion | Highways and roads | Decision making | Frames | Traffic delay

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