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A Multi-agent Simulation Model of a Signalized Intersection Considering Interaction Between Pedestrians and Vehicles

  • H. Hoyos
  • J. Torres
Conference paper

Abstract

This work develops a multi-agent simulation model of a signalized intersection. The model consists of a scenario that represents the streets and sidewalks of an intersection. In the scenario, pedestrians and vehicles interact according to algorithms and different movement rules. The simulation provides information about the level of service at intersections in terms of the number of pedestrians, average space per pedestrian, average speed of pedestrians and vehicles, and the number of vehicles. The model is validated by comparing some of the output variables to the measurement of these variables at real intersections. Finally, the study presents a hypothetical intersection, from which scenarios are created to measure the impact on the service level in terms of pedestrian flow and the geometry of the sidewalks at the intersection.

Keywords

Traffic Flow Signalize Intersection Traffic Light Secondary Street Pedestrian Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de los AndesBogotáColombia

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