Project: Journey Time Estimations in Urban Road Networks

Reference: CSU 28/4/44

Last update: 01/08/2003 15:31:12

Objectives

To develop efficient and effective ways of estimating journey times on urban roads which can be used for on-line network management and driver information systems.

Description

Research will be undertaken on neural networks using the switching ratio concept to predict journey times using input from loop or alternative types of detector.

Contractor(s)

University of Southampton
Transportation Research Group, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ

Siemens Traffic Controls Ltd
Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7ER
01202 592192

Hampshire County Council
County Surveyor's Dept, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UD
01962 846126

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £39,965.00

Actual start date: 01 March 1997

Actual completion date: 30 June 1999

Publication(s)

LINK Inland Surface Transport Programme - Executive Summaries
Author: DfT
Publication date: 01/09/2002
Source: DfT STP Division, Zone 4/24, Great Minster House, London, SW1P 4DR
More information: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/science/technology/transportlink/linkinlandsurfacetransportistprojectsummaries

Summary of results

  1. Executive Summary available on DfT Web page.

Departmental Assessment Status: Project completed prior to implementation of Departmental Publication Scheme.