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Joint Deployment of Infrastructure-Assisted Traffic Management and Cooperative Driving around Work Zones

Mintsis, Evangelos and Lücken, Leonhard and Karagounis, Vasilios and Porfyri, Kallirroi N. and Rondinone, Michele and Correa, Alejandro and Schindler, Julian and Mitsakis, Evangelos (2020) Joint Deployment of Infrastructure-Assisted Traffic Management and Cooperative Driving around Work Zones. In: 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC)(ISI). 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 20.-23. Sep. 2020, Rhodes, Greece. doi: 10.1109/ITSC45102.2020.9294256. ISBN 978-1-7281-4149-7.

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Official URL: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9294256

Abstract

Highway work zones can induce significant delays and undermine traffic safety. The recent advent of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) can pose an additional threat to traffic flow performance and safety around highway work zones. CAVs equipped with low - medium level automation systems that cannot reliably address work zone scenarios under all circumstances could induce control transitions and imminent Minimum Risk Manoeuvers (MRMs) that would result in significant traffic disruption and multiple safety critical events. The latter negative effects could be mitigated via the introduction of highly automated vehicles that could utilize sophisticated infrastructure assistance to traverse highway work zones without disengaging automation systems. This study develops novel and utilizes existing vehicle-driver models to simulate manual driving, mixed traffic and infrastructure-assisted highly automated traffic around highway work zones. Traffic operations are evaluated for the latter fleet mixes and three different traffic demand levels. Simulation results indicate that joint deployment of infrastructure-assisted traffic management and cooperative driving can ensure increased traffic efficiency and safety levels for high traffic intensity in a fully connected and automated road environment.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/140962/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Joint Deployment of Infrastructure-Assisted Traffic Management and Cooperative Driving around Work Zones
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Mintsis, EvangelosCERTH-HITUNSPECIFIED
Lücken, LeonhardLeonhard.Luecken (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6103-6531
Karagounis, VasiliosCERTH-HITUNSPECIFIED
Porfyri, Kallirroi N.CERTH-HITUNSPECIFIED
Rondinone, MicheleMRondinone (at) hyundai-europe.comUNSPECIFIED
Correa, AlejandroUniversity Miguel Hernández of ElcheUNSPECIFIED
Schindler, Julianjulian.schindler (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5398-8217
Mitsakis, EvangelosCERTHUNSPECIFIED
Date:20 September 2020
Journal or Publication Title:2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC)(ISI)
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1109/ITSC45102.2020.9294256
ISBN:978-1-7281-4149-7
Status:Published
Keywords:TransAID; automated driving; Cooperative automated driving; Work Zones; SUMO
Event Title:2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC)
Event Location:Rhodes, Greece
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:20.-23. Sep. 2020
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Road Transport
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V ST Straßenverkehr
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - NGC KoFiF
Location: Berlin-Adlershof , Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transportation Systems > Cooperative Systems, BS
Institute of Transportation Systems > Cooperative Systems, BA
Deposited By: Schindler, Julian
Deposited On:19 Feb 2021 13:23
Last Modified:20 Jun 2021 15:54

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