DIGITAL COMPUTER SIMULATION OF FREEWAY TRAFFIC FLOW

A COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL MODEL HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AND VALIDATED TO SIMULATE TRAFFIC FLOW ON A FREEWAY SYSTEM WITH FIVE THROUGH LANES, FOUR ON-RAMPS, AND SIX OFF-RAMPS. THIS MODEL CAN BE USED TO STUDY TRAFFIC FLOW ON A SECTION OF FREEWAY WITH A MAXIMUM LENGTH OF 3.5 MILES, WITH BOTH RIGHT-AND LEFT-HAND ON-RAMPS. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MODEL ARE DESCRIBED, ELEMENTS OF PROGRAM LOGIC AND INPUT/ OUTPUT ARE PRESENTED, AND SAMPLE RESULTS ARE SHOWN.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Eno Transportation Foundation

    1250 I Street, NW, Suite 750
    Washington, DC  USA  20005
  • Authors:
    • Sinha, K C
    • Dawson, R F
  • Publication Date: 1970-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 279-296
  • Serial:
    • Traffic Quarterly
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: Eno Transportation Foundation
    • ISSN: 0041-0713

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00227291
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 18 2001 12:00AM