A Microscopic Simulation Model for Incident Modeling in Urban Networks

This paper reviews the main modules of an integrated system for incident management in real-time, ⓘ-sim. A core to such a system is a microscopic simulator with extended abilities to model the temporal and spatial evolution of specified non-recurrent traffic conditions. The paper reviews the mathematical formulation of the car-following and lane-changing modules. The model is validated using a simulation-based approach. Concluding comments on the general validation process of the model are provided. The paper finally presents a sample of the accident patterns replicated by the model together with their implications for real world validation.


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  • Accession Number: 01054090
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 2007 2:11PM