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Gavriilidou, A. (author), Daamen, W. (author), Yuan, Y. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Operational cycling behaviour is greatly understudied, even lacking a definition of what this behavioural level actually entails in terms of decision making. In this paper, we define the cyclist operational level and argue that it consists of two intertwined processes, a mental and a physical process. The mental process refers to path choices...
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Yuan, K. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Scarce urban space makes urban streets have to be partly shared by cars and cyclists. Traffic flow can be considerably influenced by cyclists, which are comparatively slower than cars. The fundamental diagram (FD) can change greatly, correlating to bike lane length and the cyclist flow. Models for the traffic dynamics on the space-shared streets...
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Dixit, M. (author), Brands, T. (author), van Oort, N. (author), Cats, O. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Urban transit networks typically consist of multiple modes and the journeys may involve a transfer within or across modes. Therefore, the passenger experience of travel time reliability is based on the whole journey experience including the transfers. Although the impact of transfers on reliability has been highlighted in the literature, the...
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de Nie, Ruben (author), Leontaris, G. (author), Hoogendoorn, Don (author), Wolfert, A.R.M. (author)
Installation and maintenance operations of offshore assets are impacted by local environmental conditions such as wave height and period, wind speed and current velocity. These parameters are substantially of influence for the asset planning (time and costs) given the uncertainty of operational windows. In this article, a method is proposed to...
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Knoop, V.L. (author), van Erp, P.B.C. (author), Leclercq, Ludovic (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)

The Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram (MFD) describes the relation between accumulation and speed in a zone. While theoretically expected, empirical validations have been done with limited numbers of floating car (e.g., taxi) data, and loop detectors. This paper will verify existence, shape and crispness of the MFD using Floating Car Data ...
conference paper 2019
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Goni Ros, B. (author), Schakel, W.J. (author), Papacharalampous, Alexandros E. (author), Wang, M. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author), Sakata, Ichiro (author), van Arem, B. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Sags are roadway sections along which the gradient increases gradually in the direction of traffic. Sags are generally bottlenecks in freeway networks. Previous research suggests that traffic management measures using advanced Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) systems could reduce congestion on freeways, but little is known about their potential...
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van der Werff, Ellen (author), van Oort, N. (author), Cats, O. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Reliability is a key determinant of the quality of a transit service. Control is needed to deal with the stochastic nature of high-frequency bus services and to improve service reliability. This study focuses on holding control, both schedule- and headway-based strategies. An assessment framework is developed to systematically assess the effect...
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Goni Ros, B. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author), van Arem, B. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Sags are freeway sections along which the gradient changes significantly from downward to upward. The capacity of sags is considerably lower than the capacity of normal sections. Consequently, sags are often freeway bottlenecks. Recently, several control measures have been proposed to improve traffic flow efficiency at sags. Those measures...
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Gong, X. (author), Daamen, W. (author), Bozzon, A. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
City events are being organized more frequently, and with larger crowds, in urban areas. There is an increased need for novel methods and tools that can provide information on the sentiments of crowds as an input for crowd management. Previous work has explored sentiment analysis and a large number of methods have been proposed relating to...
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Yuan, Y. (author), Goni Ros, B. (author), Poppe, Mees (author), Daamen, W. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Predicting the bicycle flow capacity at signalized intersections of various characteristics is crucial for urban infrastructure design and traffic management. However, it is also a difficult task because of the large heterogeneity in cycling behavior and several limitations of traditional capacity estimation methods. This paper proposes several...
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Gavriilidou, A. (author), Wierbos, M.J. (author), Daamen, W. (author), Yuan, Y. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Cycling research at the operational behavioral level is limited, mainly because of the lack of empirical data. To overcome this data shortage, we performed a controlled, large-scale cycling experiment in the Netherlands. In this paper we describe the methodology for setting up and implementing such an experiment, from the motivation of its...
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Ton, D. (author), Duives, D.C. (author), Cats, O. (author), Hoogendoorn-Lanser, S. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Interest into active modes (i.e. walking and cycling) has increased significantly over the past decades, with governments worldwide ultimately aiming for a modal shift towards active modes. To devise policies that promote this goal, understanding the determinants that influence the choice for an active mode is essential. The Netherlands is...
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Liu, M. (author), Wang, M. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Cooperative (automated) vehicles have the potential to enhance traffic efficiency and fuel economy on urban roads, especially at signalized intersections. An optimal control approach to optimize the trajectories of cooperative vehicles at fixed-timing signalized intersections along an arterial is presented. The proposed approach aims to...
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Knoop, V.L. (author), Taale, Henk (author), Meulenberg, Michel (author), van Erp, P.B.C. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Demand exceeding the capacity of a bottleneck will create congestion upstream of that bottleneck. Once this congestion occurs, the maximum flow through this bottleneck decreases (capacity drop). By limiting the flow towards the bottleneck, one can prevent or postpone the capacity drop and the accompanying congestion. In case the bottleneck is...
conference paper 2019
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Zhou, Y. (author), Daamen, W. (author), Vellinga, T. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Since the introduction of the Automatic Identification System (AIS), AIS data has proven to be a valuable source of ship behavior analysis using data mining. It records ship position, speed and other behavior attributes at specific time intervals in all voyages at sea and in ports. However, the current studies in ship behavior analyze the...
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van de Weg, Goof Sterk (author), Hegyi, A. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author), De Schutter, B.H.K. (author)
Freeway congestion can reduce the freeway throughput due to the capacity drop or due to blocking caused by spillback to upstream ramps. Research has shown that congestion can be reduced by the application of ramp metering and variable speed limits. Model predictive control is a promising strategy for the optimization of the ramp metering...
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Sparnaaij, M. (author), Duives, D.C. (author), Knoop, V.L. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Ideally, a multitude of steps has to be taken before a commercial implementation of a pedestrian model is used in practice. Calibration, the main goal of which is to increase the accuracy of the predictions by determining the set of values for the model parameters that allows for the best replication of reality, has an important role in this...
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Ton, D. (author), Zomer, L. (author), Schneider, F. (author), Hoogendoorn-Lanser, Sascha (author), Duives, D.C. (author), Cats, O. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Active modes (i.e. walking and cycling) have received significant attention by governments worldwide, due to the benefits related to the use of these modes. Consequently, governments are aiming for a modal shift from motorised to active modes. Attitudes are generally considered to play an important role in travel behaviour. Understanding the...
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Yap, M.D. (author), Luo, D. (author), Cats, O. (author), van Oort, N. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Minimizing passenger transfer times through public transport (PT) transfer synchronization is important during tactical planning and real-time control. However, there are computational challenges for solving this Timetable Synchronization Problem (TSP) for large, real-world urban PT networks. Hence, in this study we propose a data-driven,...
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Mahajan, N. (author), Hegyi, A. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author), van Arem, B. (author)
Intelligent vehicle technologies are opening new possibilities for decentralized vehicle routing systems, suitable for regulating large traffic networks, and at the same time, capable of providing customized advice to individual vehicles. In this study, we perform a rigorous simulation-based analysis of an in-vehicle routing strategy that...
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