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Vehicle Probe Based Real-Time Traffic Monitoring on Urban Roadway Networks
Feng, Yiheng; Hourdos, John; Davis, Gary; Collins, Michael (Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, 2012)
 

Title 
Vehicle Probe Based Real-Time Traffic Monitoring on Urban Roadway Networks

Issue Date
2012-10

Publisher
Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota

Type
Report

Abstract
Travel time is a crucial variable both in traffic demand modeling and for measuring network performance. The objectives of this study focused on developing a methodology to characterize arterial travel time patterns by travel time distributions, proposing methods for estimating such distributions from static information and refining them with the use of historical GPS probe information, and given such time and location-based distribution, using realtime GPS probe information to produce accurate path travel times as well as monitor arterial traffic conditions. This project set the foundations for a realistic use of GPS probe travel time information and presented the proposed methodologies through two comprehensive case studies. The first study used the Next Generation SIMulation (NGSIM) Peachtree Street dataset, and the second utilized both real GPS and simulation data of Washington Avenue, in Minneapolis, MN.

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Series/Report Number
CTS
12-35

Suggested Citation
Feng, Yiheng; Hourdos, John; Davis, Gary; Collins, Michael. (2012). Vehicle Probe Based Real-Time Traffic Monitoring on Urban Roadway Networks. Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/140890.


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