Simulation of Road Capacity with Loading/Unloading Bays Based on Cellular Automaton Model

  • Krzysztof Małecki
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 715)


Unloading bay is one of the most popular and simple solutions to implement to promote the development of sustainable freight transport system in cities. The idea is to reduce traffic congestion in the busy city streets, which are often caused by the van parked directly on the lanes to perform the loading/unloading. Computer simulation can help make a difference in this area. The main objective of this paper is to present the application to simulate the events of position unloading bays on the road lane or outside road lane. The application implements a mathematical model based on cellular automaton model. This article presents examples of the results of the application.


Loading/unloading bays Cellular automata Microscopic simulator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.West Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland

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