Prediction of link travel times in the context of Nottingham's urban road network

Hartley, J.K. ORCID: 0000-0003-0727-9588, 2003. Prediction of link travel times in the context of Nottingham's urban road network. In: D. Al-Dabass, ed., Proceedings of the 17th European Simulation Multiconference. Delft, Netherlands: SCS-European Publishing House, pp. 423-428. ISBN 3936150257

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Abstract

Traffic congestion is becoming a serious environmental threat that must be resolved quickly. Traditionally, travel information systems have been specific to a particular mode of transport. For instance, traffic information (road conditions broadcast) has been directed at drivers. Instead, travel information systems are now being developed which incorporate route guidance systems to divert drivers away from the congested areas either by change of travel mode or travel route. The mobile travel information system developed at The Nottingham Trent University enables progression from a passive mode of interaction between traffic control systems and road-users (one-way flow of information) to an active mode. The integration of data concerning traffic flows and individual journey plans thus makes it possible to perform optimisation of travel. We focus on the issue of provision of real-time information about urban travel and assistance with planning travel. Nottingham's SCOOT (split cycle offset optimisation techniqu

Item Type: Chapter in book
Creators: Hartley, J.K.
Publisher: SCS-European Publishing House
Place of Publication: Delft, Netherlands
Date: 2003
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:29
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:31
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13678

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