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INVESTIGATION AND ANALYSIS OF TRAVEL TIME VARIABILITY OF SELECTED ROAD INTERSECTION

DOI: 10.7708/ijtte.2019.9(4).09


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Author(s)

Thomas Kokumo Yesufu - Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria -

Rhoda Omolola Otesile - Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria -

Temitayo Olutimi Ejidokun - Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria -

Abiodun Alani Ogunseye - Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria -


Abstract

This study investigated the dynamic dependence of travel time variability on the route capacity of a monitored road section. This was with a view to providing a better understanding of travel time variability on road sections and, hence, a possible way of dynamically reducing traffic congestion. A typical road intersection was investigated using video method and license plate matching technique. Analysis of travel time distribution on the road axes were conducted during peak periods for five working days. The results obtained indicate that the peak flow rate of traffic was inversely proportional to the degree of variation in travel times, which serve in the ordering and dynamic allocation of times per route of the selected road intersection.


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