Intelligent Network Flow Optimization Simulation (INFLO SIM)

Start Date: 2014-01-12
End Date: 2014-01-16

This project involved the assessment of the impacts of the INFLO Prototype Dynamic Speed Harmonization (SPD-HARM) and Queue Warning (Q-WARN) applications. The assessment was based on an extensive analysis of the INFLO Prototype using a VISSIM simulation model for the US 101 freeway corridor in San Mateo, CA. It should be noted that in the case of Q-WARN, there was–and still is-a lack of information or behavioral theory regarding how drivers would respond to advance notice of queues, one or more miles ahead. For this reason, the effects of Q-WARN were not tested in simulation.