Visualization of Spatio-Temporal Traffic Performance in Urban Road Network Based on Grid Model

  • Liwei WangEmail author
  • Yingnan Yan
  • Deqi Chen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 617)


Traffic congestion monitoring is a very important problem in big cities. This paper describes a novel computation way of traffic performance index in urban road network. Floating car data are used in the extraction of traffic attributes. In addition, we use the grid model to reconstruct the road network and present the visualization approach of spatio-temporal traffic performance based on it. We take the 5th ring area of Beijing as a case area. The case results indicate that traffic performance is worse in the PM than in the AM. Moreover, it is worse in the north and middle area than in the south area. This method efficiently distinguish the congestion’s area and time of the urban road network. It is much helpful with traffic managers in city traffic management.


Floating car data Delay Speed Index Traffic management 



This work is financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation (91746201, 71621001) and Postgraduate Innovation Project (2019YJS081).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MOT Key Laboratory of Transport Industry of Big Data Application Technologies for Comprehensive TransportBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.The High SchoolBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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