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Framework for Real-Time Traffic Management with Case Studies

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Title: Framework for Real-Time Traffic Management with Case Studies
Authors: Han, K
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: This paper focuses on real-time traffic management facilitated by modern telecommunication technologies and advanced real-time optimization algorithms. The discussion begins with a recent European project that provides a real-time decision support system for the reduction of traffic congestion and emissions. The work ow and techniques involved therein are explained and issues and potential gaps identi ed. A more generic real-time decision-making framework based on decision rules and distributionally robust optimization is then introduced. The paper illustrates the wide applicability and unique advantages of such a framework with case studies on responsive signal control, use of an adaptive variable message sign, and air traffic management.
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2017
Date of Acceptance: 12-Jun-2017
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/49591
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2658-05
ISSN: 0361-1981
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
Start Page: 35
End Page: 43
Journal / Book Title: Transportation Research Record
Volume: 2658
Issue: 2658
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2015 National Academy of Sciences
Sponsor/Funder: 7th EU Framework Programme
Keywords: real-time traffic management
decision support system
decision rule
distributionally robust optimization
0905 Civil Engineering
1205 Urban And Regional Planning
1507 Transportation And Freight Services
Logistics & Transportation
Publication Status: Published
Appears in Collections:Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering