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A Comparative Analysis for Signal Timing Strategies Under Different Weather Conditions

  • Weiwei QiEmail author
  • Huiying Wen
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 98)

Abstract

This paper provides design and evaluation of two signal timing strategies with five cases respectively under different degree of weather condition. The main aim of this project is finding out the most suitable signal timing strategies depending on the weather condition by comparing the analysis results. The procedure mainly includes two parts in traffic signal design, which are signal timing plans design and performance analysis. Methods of design and performance analysis include Webster’s signal timing method, Akcelik’s signal timing method and HCM delay method. It is clear that the weather factor has huge impact on performance of signalized intersection. Apparently, compared to strategy B, strategy A is more suitable for bad weather condition.

Keywords

Signal timing strategy Weather condition Level of service 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The study is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NO. 71701070), the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (NO. 2016A030310427).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil Engineering and TransportationSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina

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