Study on the Characteristics of Vehicle Lane-Changing in the Intersection

  • Yan XingEmail author
  • Jinling Wang
  • Weidong Liu
  • Lishuang Sun
  • Faguang Chong
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 890)


This paper analyses the behavioral characteristics of lane-changing at signalized intersections. It analyses the expected speed of a vehicle running and the benefits of lane-changing, which is based on the theory of traffic flow at first. Second, it sets up a basic model of the vehicle lane-changing in the intersection, combined with the relative speed, the relative distance and the space required for the vehicle in the lane-changing process. Finally, it analyzed the influence of vehicle lane-changing behavior on traffic flow using traffic flow data which was obtained by the actual survey. Research results show that the original lane traffic decrease by 4.6% and the target lane traffic decreases by 8.1% in 12 signal cycles, which is caused by vehicle lane-changing in the intersection.


Vehicle Lane-changing Signal intersection Road traffic efficiency Traffic flow 



This work is supported by the Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (No. 2016M601373). Research Topic of Economic and Social Development in Liaoning, China (2018lslktqn-058). Basic Scientific Research Projects of Higher Education, Liaoning, China (L17JBKY04). Philosophy and social science planning project of Shenyang, China (2017012). The project of Shenyang Social Sciences (SYSK2018-08-09, SYSK2018-08-10).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yan Xing
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jinling Wang
    • 1
  • Weidong Liu
    • 1
  • Lishuang Sun
    • 1
  • Faguang Chong
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Transportation EngineeringShenyang Jianzhu UniversityShenyangChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Automobile Simulation and ControlJilin UniversityChangchunChina

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