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The authors document an initial attempt to ascertain the potential benefits of a real-time in-vehicle traffic information system under recurring and nonrecurring congestion conditions. An actual network in the Santa Monica freeway corridor in Los Angeles was simulated via the FREQ8PC and TRANSYT-7F models. Travel times for both freeway and surface street(More)
Advanced Traveller Information Systems (ATIS) can be used to collect and disseminate dynamic information about travel times on highway links. One of the potential uses of these systems is to manage incidents. The objective of this research is to show under what incident conditions is it relevant to provide real time traffic information to travellers. A(More)
The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and accuracy of the data presented. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California or the Federal Highway Administration. This paper has been mechanically scanned. Some errors may have been inadvertently(More)
The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do no necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Executive Summary The Bay Area ATIS (Advanced(More)
The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and accuracy of the data presented. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California or the Federal Highway Administration. This paper has been mechanically scanned. Some errors may have been inadvertently(More)
TOLL FACILITIES CANNOT BE CLASsified under the same pretenses as normal freeway segments or signalized intersections because of the unique characteristics associated with toll plazas being integrated within the system. Therefore, it is difficult to examine the operational conditions and accurately report the benefits of toll facilities to the public in(More)