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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0037
Project Name:   Balancing Safety and Capacity in an Adaptive Signal Control System, Phase II
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  August 10, 2010
End Date:  June 2, 2013
Contact Information
Last Name:  Bared
First Name:  Joe
Telephone:  202-493-3314
E-mail:  joe.bared@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:   Trans Ops Concepts and Analysis Team [HRDO-20]
Program:   Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) (2% of Adjusted CA)
Project detail
Project Description:   This research focuses on the development of a real-time signal timing methodology and algorithms that balance safety and efficiency.
Goals:   Signal efficiency and safety.
Field Test:   Maybe
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   Statistics, neural network, and optimization
Deliverables: Name: Final Research Report
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The final report will include all tasks conducted in this study: Safety performance functions (SPF) development.Validation of safety performance functions (SPF).Algorithm development.Testing of algorithm.Simulating and evaluating algorithm.
FHWA Topics:   Road Operations and Congestion--Congestion Mitigation
TRT Terms:   Adaptive Control
Traffic Signals
Highway Traffic Control
Traffic Congestion
FHWA Disciplines:   Operations
Subject Areas:   Operations and Traffic Management


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