Application of Control Theory to Regulate Traffic Flow on Periurban Ringways

by Neila Bhouri, INRETS, Arcueil, France,
Markos Papageorgiou, INRETS, Arcueil, France,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering


Two on-ramp metering strategies are compared by a simulation study for the Boulevard Peripherique in Paris. The first one is a local strategy, based on linear feedback control theory. The second is a global strategy based on optimal control theory.

Subject Headings: Traffic flow | Flow control | Regulated flow | Traffic congestion | Traffic models | Control systems | Highways and roads | Comparative studies | Paris | France | Europe

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