REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF ELECTRONIC COMPUTER TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT PROGRAMS

ON-GOING, COMPUTERIZED TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT SYSTEMS SOME OF WHICH ARE BASED ON THE MOORE MINIMUM PATH ALGORITHM ARE SURVEYED. THOSE PROGRAMS ARE /1/ THE CHICAGO AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY, /2/ THE WASHINGTON, D. C. AND MINNESOTA SYSTEM, WHICH HAVE 18 PROGRAMS IN THE DEVELOPMENT STAGE, /3/ THE DETROIT AREA TRAFFIC SURVEY, WHICH HAS TWO DISTINCT PROGRAMS, AN EXPRESSWAY ASSIGNMENT AND AN ARTERIAL ASSIGNMENT, /4/ THE SERVICE BUREAU CORPORATION FOR THE CITY OF BOSTON WHICH USES THE FORTRAN LANGUAGE, /5/ THE TRAFFIC RESEARCH CORPORATION, WHICH HAS FOUR UNIQUE FEATURES FOR TRIP GENERATION, ROUTE GENERATION, TRIP ASSIGNMENT, AND GRAVITY MODEL FEEDBACK, /6/ THE CONNECTICUT STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, /7/ THE CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS, /8/ THE MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION, AND /9/ THE BRITISH ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY, WHOSE PROGRAM IS FOR THE FERRANTI PEGASUS COMPUTER. MOST OF THESE SYSTEMS WILL WANT TO ACCOMMODATE LARGER NETWORKS AND THE TREND WILL BE TOWARD THE USE OF SECOND GENERATION, FASTER, ALL SOLID-STATE MACHINES. PROGRAMS IN THE FUTURE WILL ALSO INCORPORATE LAND-USE FEEDBACKS.

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  • Accession Number: 00227712
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:36AM