
Traffic Flow Theory Repository of Past Publications
We are pleased to provide a repository of important past publications.
 Google Scholar Citations
 Transportation Research Record Papers
 Banks, J. 1989, "Freeway SpeedFlowConcentration Relationships: More Evidence and Interpretations (With Discussion and Closure)", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1225, pp. 5360.
 Banks, J. 1991a, "Twocapacity phenomenon at freeway bottlenecks: a basis for ramp metering", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1320, pp. 8390.
 Banks, J. 1990, "Flow processes at a freeway bottleneck", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1287, pp. 2028.
 Benekohal, R. & Treiterer, J. 1988, "CARSIM: Carfollowing model for simulation of traffic in normal and stopandgo conditions", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1194, pp.99111.
 Brockfeld, E., Kühne, R.D. & Wagner, P. 2004, "Calibration and validation of microscopic traffic flow models", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1876, pp. 6270.
 Elefteriadou, L., Roess, R. & McShane, W. 1995, "Probabilistic nature of breakdown at freeway merge junctions", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1484, pp. 8089.
 Hall, F.L. & AgyemangDuah, K. 1991, "Freeway capacity drop and the definition of capacity", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1320, pp. 9198.
 Hall, F.L., Hurdle, V. & Banks, J.H. 1992, "Synthesis of recent work on the nature of speedflow and flowoccupancy (or density) relationships on freeways", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1365, pp. 1218.
 Kerner, B.S. 2000, "Theory of breakdown phenomenon at highway bottlenecks", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1710, pp. 136144.
 Kerner, B.S. 1999, "Congested traffic flow: Observations and theory", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1678, pp. 160167.
 Little, J.D.C., Kelson, M. & Gartner, N. 1981, "MAXBAND: A program for setting signals on arteries and triangular networks", Transportation Research Record, vol. 795, pp. 4046.
 May, A. & Keller, H.E.M. 1967, "Noninteger carfollowing models", Highway Research Record, vol. 199, pp. 1932.
 Papageorgiou, M., HadjSalem, H. & Blosseville, J.M. 1991, "ALINEA: A local feedback control law for onramp metering", Transportation Research Record, no. 1320, pp. 5864.
 Papageorgiou, M., HadjSalem, H. & Middelham, F. 1997, "ALINEA local ramp metering: Summary of field results", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1603, pp. 9098.
 Payne, H.J. 1979, "FREFLO: A macroscopic simulation model of freeway traffic", Transportation Research Record, vol. 722, pp. 6877.
 Persaud, B., Yagar, S. & Brownlee, R. 1998, "Exploration of the breakdown phenomenon in freeway traffic", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1634, pp. 6469.
 Yang, Q., Koutsopoulos, H.N. & BenAkiva, M.E. 2000, "Simulation laboratory for evaluating dynamic traffic management systems", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1710, pp. 122130.
 Nagel, K. (1998). From Particle Hopping Models to Traffic Flow Theory. Transportation Research Record, Volume 1644, pp. 19.
 Gartner, N.H. 1983, "OPAC: A demandresponsive strategy for traffic signal control", Transportation Research Record, vol. 906, pp. 7581
 Other Papers and Articles
 Greenshields, B.D. A study of traffic capacity, Proceedings of the Highway Research Board , Vol. 14, p. 468, 1935.
 Edie, L.C., and Foote, R.S., Traffic flow in tunnels, High. Res. Board Proc., 37, pp. 334344, 1958.
 Edie, L.C. and R.S. Foote, Experiments on Single Lane Flow in Tunnels, Theory of Traffic Flow , Proceedings of Symposium on the Theory of Traffic Flow , ed R. Herman, pp. 175192. Elsevier , New York , 1961.
 Wardrop, J.G., Some theoretical aspects of road traffic research, Proc. Inst. Civ. Eng . Part 2, 325378, 1952.
 Theory of Traffic Flow , Proceedings of Symposium on the Theory of Traffic Flow , ed R. Herman, pp. 175192. Elsevier , New York , 1961.
 Monograph on Traffic Flow Theory, Highway Research Board Special Report 79, 1964.
 Monograph on Traffic Flow Theory, Transportation Research Board Special Report 165, 1975.
 Traffic Flow Theory: A State of the Art Report, Transportation Research Board, www.tfhrc.gov/its/tft/tft.htm, 1999.
 Hoogendoorn, S. and Bovy, P. Stateoftheart of Vehicular Traffic Flow Modelling., Proceedings of the I MECH E Part I Journal of Systems & Control Engineering , Volume 215, Number 4, 19 August 2001, pp. 283303.
 Gazis, D. The Origins of Traffic Theory, Operations Research , Volume 50, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2002, pp. 6977.
 Newell, G.F. Memoirs on Highway Traffic Flow Theory in the 1950s, Operations Research , Volume 50, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2002, pp. 173178
 Lighthill, M. J. and Whitham, G. B. . On kinematic waves: a theory of traffic flow on long crowded roads, Proceedings of the Royal Society , Series A, Vol. 229, pp 317345, 1955.
 Richards, P. I. Shock waves on the highway. Operations Research 4: pp. 4251, 1956.
 Newell, G.F. A simplified theory of kinematic waves in highway traffic, I. General theory, II. Queuing at freeway bottlenecks, III. Multidestination flows, Transportation Research 27B , 281313, 1993
 Prigogine, I. and Herman, R.. Kinetic Theory of Vehicular Traffic. Elsevier, New York , 1971.
 Daganzo, C.F. The cell transmission model: A dynamic representation of highway traffic consistent with the hydrodynamic theory, Transportation Research B , 28(4), 269287, 1994.
 Daganzo, C.F. The cell transmission model. Part II: Network traffic, Transportation Research B, 29(2), 7993, 1995.
 Payne, H.J., Models of freeway traffic and control. Simulation Councils Proc. Series: Mathematical Model of Public Systems , 1(1):5160, 1971
 Daganzo, C.F. Requiem for highorder fluid approximations of traffic flow, Transportation Research B , 29 (4), 277287, 1995
 Chandler , R.E., Herman, R., and Montroll, E.W. Traffic Dynamics: Studies in Car Following, Operations Research , Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 165184, 1958.
 Herman, R., Montroll, E.W., Potts, R.B., and Rothery, R.W. Traffic Dynamics: Analysis of Stability in Car Following, Operations Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 86106, 1959.
 Edie, L.C, Discussion on Traffic Stream Measurements and Definitions, Proc. 2nd Int'l Symp. on the Theory of Traffic Flow . (J. Almond, editor), 139154, OECD, Paris, France, 1963.
 Treiterer and Myers, Hysteresis phenomenon in traffic flow, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, ed. D.J. Buckley, pp. 1338, Elsevier, New York, 1974.
 Webster, F. V. Traffic Signal Settings. Road Research Technical Paper, No. 39, Her Majesty's Stationary Office, London , U.K., 1958.
 Daganzo, C.F. "A behavioral theory of multilane traffic flow. Part I: Long homogeneous freeway sections." Transportation Research Part B: Methodological Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2002,
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 Newell, G.F. Theory of Highway Traffic Flow 19451965, UCBITSCN951, University of California at Berkeley, 1995.
 Newell, G.F. Theory of Highway Traffic Signals, UCBITSCN891, University of California at Berkeley, 1989.
 Stephanopoulos (1979) Modeling and Analysis of Traffic Queue Dynamics at signalized intersections
 Payne (1979) FREFLO: A macroscopic simulation model of freeway traffic
 Lieberman (1972) Simulation of Corridor Traffic – SCOT
 Newell (1955) Mathematical models for freelyflowing highway traffic
 Edie (1961) CarFollowing and SteadyState Theory for Noncongested Traffic
 Gazis (1959) CarFollowing Theory of SteadyState Traffic Flow
 Gazis (1961) Nonlinear FollowTheLeader Models of Traffic Flow
 Pipes, L.A. (1952) An Operational Analysis of Traffic Dynamics, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 24.
 Newell (1961) Nonlinear Effects in the Dynamics of Car Following
 Michaels (1963) Perceptual Factors in Car Following
 Chandler (1958) Traffic Dynamics  Studies in Car Following
 Kometani (1958) A Safety Index for Traffic with Linear Spacing
 Ceder (1976) Evaluation of Single and Two Regime Traffic Flow Models
 Herman (1959) traffic dynamics analysis of stability in car following
 Pahl (1972) GapAcceptance Characteristics in Freeway Traffic Flow
 Herman (1961) Comments on the HighwayCrossing Problem
 Daganzo (1977) Multinomial Probit and Qualitative Choice: A Computationally Efficient Algorithm
 Lieberman (1972) Logical Design and Demonstration of UTCS1 Network Simulation Model
 Studies in the Economics of Transportation. Martin Beckmann et al. The Rand Corporation. 1955.
 Herman (1992) Technology, Human Interaction, and Complexity: Reflections on Vehicular Traffic Science. Operations Research, Vol. 40, No. 2, MarchApril 1992, pp. 199212.
 Buckingham, E. (1914) On Physically Similar Systems; Illustrations of the Use of Dimensional Equations, Physics Reviews, vol. 4, pp. 345376.
 Godunov, S. K. (1959), "A Difference Scheme for Numerical Solution of Discontinuous Solution of Hydrodynamic Equations", Math. Sbornik, 47, 271–306, translated US Joint Publ. Res. Service, JPRS 7226, 1969.
 Foster, J. (1962) An Investigation of the Hydrodynamic Model for Traffic Flow With Particular Reference to the Effect of Various Speed Density Relationhips, Proceedings of the First Conference of the Australian Road Research Board, vol. 1, pp. 229257.
 Gazis, D., Herman, R. and Weiss, G. (1962) Density Oscillations Between Lanes of a MultiLane Highway, Operations Research, vol. 10, pp. 685667.
 Newell, G.F. (1962) Theories of Instability in Dense Highway Traffic, J. Operations Research Japan, vol. 5, pp. 954.
 Gazis, D. (1964) Optimal Control of a System of Oversaturated Intersections, Operations Research, vol. 12, pp. 815831.
 Moskowitz, K. (1965) Discussion of "freeway level of service as influenced by volume and capacity characteristics" by D.R. Drew and C. J. Keese, Highway Research Record No. 99, pp. 4344.
 Gazis, D. and Potts, R. (1965) The Oversaturated Intersection, Proceedings from the Second International Symposium on the Theory of Traffic Flow, London, England, 1963, pp. 222237
 May, A. and Keller, H. (1967) Noninteger carfollowing model. Highway Research Record No. 199, pp. 1935.
 Mika, H., Kreer, J., and Yuan, L. Dual Mode Behavior of Freeway Traffic. Highway Research Record No. 279, pp. 113.
 Treiterer, J., Clear, D., Tolle, J., Lee, J., Erion, J., Austin, ., Nemeth, Z and Myers, J. (1969) Investigation of Traffic Dynamics by Aerial Photogrammetry Techniques.
 Daganzo, C.F. (1975) Probabilistic Structure of TwoLane Road Traffic, Transportation Research Part B, vol. 4, pp. 339343.
 Smith, M.J. (1979) Traffic Control and Route Choice: a Simple Example, Transportation Research Part B, vol. 11, pp. 289295.
 Koshi, M., Iwasaki, M., and Ohkura, I. (1981) Some Findings and an Overview on Vehicular Flow Characteristics, in: Proceedings of the 8th international Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Flow Theory, edited by V.F. Hurdle, E. Hauer and G.N. Stewart, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Ontario.
 Michalopoulos, P.G., Beskos D.E., and Lin, J.K., Analysis of interrupted traffic flow by finite difference methods. Transportation Research Part B 18 409421.
 Michalopoulos, P.G., Beskos, D.E., and Yamauchi, Y., Multilane Traffic Dynamics: Some Macroscopic Considerations, Transportation Research Part B 18 377395.
 Koshi, M., Traffic flow phenomena in expressway tunnels, IATSS Research 9 5056.
 H. Mahmassani and R. Jayakrishnan (1991). System performance and user response under realtime information in a congested traffic corridor Transportation Research Part A: General, 25 (5), 293307
 M. Cassidy and R. Bertini (1999). Some traffic features at freeway bottlenecks, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 33, (1), 2542
 Y. Wang and M. Papageorgiou (2005). Realtime freeway traffic state estimation based on extended Kalman filter: a general approach, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 39, (2), Pages 141167
 B. S. Kerner and H. Rehborn (1997). Experimental Properties of Phase Transitions in Traffic Flow, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79 (20), 4030–4033.
 M. Treiber, A. Hennecke, and D. Helbing (2000). Congested traffic states in empirical observations and microscopic simulations, Phys. Rev. E 62 (2), 1805–1824
 H.M. Zhang (1998). A Theory of Nonequilibrium Traffic Flow. Transportation Research, B, Vol. 32 (7), 485498.
 M. J. Smith (1979). The existence, uniqueness and stability of traffic equilibria. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 13 (4), 295304
 del Castillo, J. M. and F. G. Benitez (1995). On functional form of the speeddensity relationship, I:general theory, II: empirical investigation. Transp. Res. 29B, 373406.
 Kuhne, R. D. (1984). Macroscopic freeway model for dense traffic stopstart waves and incident detection, 9th ISTTT, VNU Science Press, 2042.6.
 Books and Monographs
 Whitham, G.B. (1974) Linear and Nonlinear Waves.
 Daganzo, C.F. (1979) Multinomial Probit.
 Newell, G.F. (1980) Traffic Flow on Transportation Networks
 Newell, G.F. (1982) Applications of Queueing Theory.
 Ni, Daiheng, Traffic Flow Theory.
 List of past ISTTT papers.
 Traffic Forum References.
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