Spacing and Capacity Evaluations for Different AHS Concepts

  • Alexander Kanaris
  • Petros Ioannou
  • Fu-Sheng Ho
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Abstract

Urban highways in many major cities are congested and need additional capacity. Historically, capacity has been added by building additional lanes and new highways. Scarcity of land and escalating construction costs make it increasingly difficult to add capacity this way. One possible way to improve capacity is to use current highways more efficiently. The concept of Automated Highway Systems (AHS) was introduced to improve the capacity of the current transportation systems by using automation and intelligence.

Keywords

Capacity Evaluation Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Vehicle Free Agent Anti Lock Brake System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Kanaris
    • 1
  • Petros Ioannou
    • 1
  • Fu-Sheng Ho
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Advanced Transportation TechnologiesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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