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Estimating Roundabout Delay Considering Pedestrian Impact

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 52)

Abstract

Delay at roundabout is commonly estimated based on the entry traffic lane capacity. Pedestrians have significant impact on entry capacity. Entry process becomes complicated when pedestrians are included. This research aims at examining whether the existing delay estimation at roundabouts are available or not after considering pedestrian impacts under the Japanese situation. Microscopic simulation VISSIM and a theoretical regression formula proposed by the author are applied.

Keywords

Roundabout Delay Pedestrian impact Capacity VISSIM 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Grant Number 17K14743.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Science and TechnologyTokyo University of ScienceNodaJapan

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