SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF TRAFFIC LEAVING A SIGNALIZED INTERSECTION

RECENT STUDIES OF SINGLE-LANE TRAFFIC NEAR THE AUTHOR'S COLLEGE IN LONDON HAVE LED TO SIMPLE BUNCHING MODEL THAT PREDICTS SOME ASPECTS OF THE BEHAVIOR OF VEHICLE PLATOONS LEAVING A SINGNALIZED INTERSECTION WHERE OVERTAKING IS IMPOSSIBLE. THE RELATION BETWEEN TIME MEAN SPEED AND FLOW RATE AT THIS SITE VARIED CONSIDERABLY WITH THE SAMPLING INTERVAL USED; POSSIBLE REASONS FOR THIS EFFECT ARE DISCUSSED. THE EXPERIMENTAL WORK IS BRIEFLY DESCRIBED, AND SOME TENTATIVE CONCLUSIONS ARE DRAWN ABOUT THE NATURE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RELATIONS OF TRAFFIC FLOW. /AUTHOR/

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    • Vol 4, No 4, PP 331-346, 6 FIG, 3 TAB, 9 REF, 1 APP
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    Operations Research Society of America

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  • Authors:
    • WRIGHT, C C
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  • Accession Number: 00227298
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 10 1971 12:00AM