Transportation Research Board AHB45
Committee on Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics

 
     
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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 Speed-Flow-Concentration Relationships: More Evidence and Interpretations (With Discussion and Closure)", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1225, pp. 53-60.
  • Banks, J. 1991a, "Two-capacity phenomenon at freeway bottlenecks: a basis for ramp metering", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1320, pp. 83-90.
  • Banks, J. 1990, "Flow processes at a freeway bottleneck", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1287, pp. 20-28.
  • Benekohal, R. & Treiterer, J. 1988, "CARSIM: Car-following model for simulation of traffic in normal and stop-and-go conditions", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1194, pp.99-111.
  • 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. 62-70.
  • Elefteriadou, L., Roess, R. & McShane, W. 1995, "Probabilistic nature of breakdown at freeway merge junctions", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1484, pp. 80-89.
  • Hall, F.L. & Agyemang-Duah, K. 1991, "Freeway capacity drop and the definition of capacity", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1320, pp. 91-98.
  • Hall, F.L., Hurdle, V. & Banks, J.H. 1992, "Synthesis of recent work on the nature of speed-flow and flow-occupancy (or density) relationships on freeways", Transportation Research Record, vol. 1365, pp. 12-18.
  • Kerner, B.S. 2000, "Theory of breakdown phenomenon at highway bottlenecks", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1710, pp. 136-144.
  • Kerner, B.S. 1999, "Congested traffic flow: Observations and theory", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1678, pp. 160-167.
  • 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. 40-46.
  • May, A. & Keller, H.E.M. 1967, "Non-integer car-following models", Highway Research Record, vol. 199, pp. 19-32.
  • Papageorgiou, M., Hadj-Salem, H. & Blosseville, J.M. 1991, "ALINEA: A local feedback control law for on-ramp metering", Transportation Research Record, no. 1320, pp. 58-64.
  • Papageorgiou, M., Hadj-Salem, H. & Middelham, F. 1997, "ALINEA local ramp metering: Summary of field results", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1603, pp. 90-98.
  • Payne, H.J. 1979, "FREFLO: A macroscopic simulation model of freeway traffic", Transportation Research Record, vol. 722, pp. 68-77.
  • 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. 64-69.
  • Yang, Q., Koutsopoulos, H.N. & Ben-Akiva, M.E. 2000, "Simulation laboratory for evaluating dynamic traffic management systems", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol. 1710, pp. 122-130.
  • Nagel, K. (1998). From Particle Hopping Models to Traffic Flow Theory. Transportation Research Record, Volume 1644, pp. 1-9.
  • Gartner, N.H. 1983, "OPAC: A demand-responsive strategy for traffic signal control", Transportation Research Record, vol. 906, pp. 75-81
  • 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. 334-344, 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. 175-192. Elsevier , New York , 1961.
  • Wardrop, J.G., Some theoretical aspects of road traffic research, Proc. Inst. Civ. Eng . Part 2, 325-378, 1952.
  • Theory of Traffic Flow , Proceedings of Symposium on the Theory of Traffic Flow , ed R. Herman, pp. 175-192. 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. State-of-the-art 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. 283-303.
  • Gazis, D. The Origins of Traffic Theory, Operations Research , Volume 50, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2002, pp. 69-77.
  • Newell, G.F. Memoirs on Highway Traffic Flow Theory in the 1950s, Operations Research , Volume 50, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2002, pp. 173-178
  • 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 317-345, 1955.
  • Richards, P. I. Shock waves on the highway. Operations Research 4: pp. 42-51, 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 , 281-313, 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), 269-287, 1994.
  • Daganzo, C.F. The cell transmission model. Part II: Network traffic, Transportation Research B, 29(2), 79-93, 1995.
  • Payne, H.J., Models of freeway traffic and control. Simulation Councils Proc. Series: Mathematical Model of Public Systems , 1(1):51-60, 1971
  • Daganzo, C.F. Requiem for high-order fluid approximations of traffic flow, Transportation Research B , 29 (4), 277-287, 1995
  • Chandler , R.E., Herman, R., and Montroll, E.W. Traffic Dynamics: Studies in Car Following, Operations Research , Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 165-184, 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. 86-106, 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), 139-154, 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. 13-38, 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 multi-lane traffic flow. Part I: Long homogeneous freeway sections." Transportation Research Part B: Methodological Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2002, Pages 131-158
  • Newell, G.F. Theory of Highway Traffic Flow 1945-1965, UCB-ITS-CN-95-1, University of California at Berkeley, 1995.
  • Newell, G.F. Theory of Highway Traffic Signals, UCB-ITS-CN-89-1, 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 freely-flowing highway traffic
  • Edie (1961) Car-Following and Steady-State Theory for Noncongested Traffic
  • Gazis (1959) Car-Following Theory of Steady-State Traffic Flow
  • Gazis (1961) Nonlinear Follow-The-Leader 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) Gap-Acceptance Characteristics in Freeway Traffic Flow
  • Herman (1961) Comments on the Highway-Crossing Problem
  • Daganzo (1977) Multinomial Probit and Qualitative Choice: A Computationally Efficient Algorithm
  • Lieberman (1972) Logical Design and Demonstration of UTCS-1 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, March-April 1992, pp. 199-212.
  • Buckingham, E. (1914) On Physically Similar Systems; Illustrations of the Use of Dimensional Equations, Physics Reviews, vol. 4, pp. 345-376.
  • 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. 229-257.
  • Gazis, D., Herman, R. and Weiss, G. (1962) Density Oscillations Between Lanes of a Multi-Lane Highway, Operations Research, vol. 10, pp. 685-667.
  • Newell, G.F. (1962) Theories of Instability in Dense Highway Traffic, J. Operations Research Japan, vol. 5, pp. 9-54.
  • Gazis, D. (1964) Optimal Control of a System of Oversaturated Intersections, Operations Research, vol. 12, pp. 815-831.
  • 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. 43-44.
  • 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. 222-237
  • May, A. and Keller, H. (1967) Non-integer car-following model. Highway Research Record No. 199, pp. 19-35.
  • Mika, H., Kreer, J., and Yuan, L. Dual Mode Behavior of Freeway Traffic. Highway Research Record No. 279, pp. 1-13.
  • 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 Two-Lane Road Traffic, Transportation Research Part B, vol. 4, pp. 339-343.
  • Smith, M.J. (1979) Traffic Control and Route Choice: a Simple Example, Transportation Research Part B, vol. 11, pp. 289-295.
  • 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 18 409-421.
  • Michalopoulos, P.G., Beskos, D.E., and Yamauchi, Y., Multilane Traffic Dynamics: Some Macroscopic Considerations, Transportation Research Part B 18 377-395.
  • Koshi, M., Traffic flow phenomena in expressway tunnels, IATSS Research 9 50-56.
  • H. Mahmassani and R. Jayakrishnan (1991). System performance and user response under real-time information in a congested traffic corridor Transportation Research Part A: General, 25 (5), 293-307
  • M. Cassidy and R. Bertini (1999). Some traffic features at freeway bottlenecks, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 33, (1), 25-42
  • Y. Wang and M. Papageorgiou (2005). Real-time freeway traffic state estimation based on extended Kalman filter: a general approach, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 39, (2), Pages 141-167
  • 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 Non-equilibrium Traffic Flow. Transportation Research, B, Vol. 32 (7), 485-498.
  • M. J. Smith (1979). The existence, uniqueness and stability of traffic equilibria. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 13 (4), 295-304
  • del Castillo, J. M. and F. G. Benitez (1995). On functional form of the speed-density relationship, I:general theory, II: empirical investigation. Transp. Res. 29B, 373-406.
  • Kuhne, R. D. (1984). Macroscopic freeway model for dense traffic stop-start waves and incident detection, 9th ISTTT, VNU Science Press, 20-42.6.
  • 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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