Deployment and Field Evaluation of In-Vehicle Traffic Signal Advisory System (ITSAS)
AbstractThis research evaluates the impact of In-vehicle Signal Advisory System (ITSAS) on signalized arterial. ITSAS provides individual drivers equipped with a mobile communication device with advisory speed information enabling to minimize the time delay and fuel consumption when crossing intersection. Given the instantaneous vehicular driving information, such as position, speed, and acceleration rate, ITSAS produces advisory speed information by taking into consideration the traffic signal changes at a downstream intersection. The advisory speed information includes not only an optimal speed range updated every 300-ft for individual drivers but also a descriptive message to warn drivers stop to ensure safety at the downstream intersection. Unlike other similar Connected Vehicles applications for intersection management, ITSAS does not require Roadside Equipment (RSE) to disseminate the advisory speed information as it is designed to exploit commercial cellular network service (i.e., 3G and 4G-LTE). Thus, ITSAS can be easily plugged into existing traffic control management system to rapidly conduct its implementation without significant additional cost. This research presents the field evaluations of ITSAS on a signalized corridor in New Jersey, which discovered significant travel time savings for the equipped vehicle. View Full-Text
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Lee, J.; Gutesa, S.; Dimitrijevic, B.; Zhang, Y.; Spasovic, L.; Singh, J. Deployment and Field Evaluation of In-Vehicle Traffic Signal Advisory System (ITSAS). Information 2017, 8, 72.
Lee J, Gutesa S, Dimitrijevic B, Zhang Y, Spasovic L, Singh J. Deployment and Field Evaluation of In-Vehicle Traffic Signal Advisory System (ITSAS). Information. 2017; 8(3):72.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lee, Joyoung; Gutesa, Slobodan; Dimitrijevic, Branislav; Zhang, Yuchuan; Spasovic, Lazar; Singh, Jeevanjot. 2017. "Deployment and Field Evaluation of In-Vehicle Traffic Signal Advisory System (ITSAS)." Information 8, no. 3: 72.
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