Enviaments recents

  • Determining the potential benefits for the freight carriage by road in Spain facing an increase in vehicles GVM 40 to 44 tons 

    Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée (Elsevier, 2016-12)
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    Accés obert
    A very significant percentage of the products shipped by road in Spain using heavy goods vehicles (HGV) make 40 tons GVM (gross vehicle mass). Any changes aimed at increasing productivity in that vehicles category would ...
  • Stage of historical evolution of private vehicle ownership in the city of Barcelona 

    Pérez Díez, Fernando; Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Cabrerizo Sinca, Julià (Elsevier, 2016-12)
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    Accés obert
    Transport demand and private motor vehicle ownership (cars and motorcycles) are generally related to the socio-economic development, increasing urbanization, public policies and rising per capita income. Private motor ...
  • Methodological analysis about the potential avoidability of motor vehicles against pedestrians in urban areas 

    Cabrerizo Sinca, Julià; Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Pérez Díez, Fernando (Elsevier, 2016-12)
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    Accés obert
    The main motivation of the authors of this article is to establish a rigorous definition of the potential capacity that a motor vehicle driver has to avoid a collision against a pedestrian. Henceforth we will call this ...
  • Effects of low speed limits on freeway traffic flow 

    Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Martínez Josemaria, Irene; Sala Sanmartí, Marcel; Menéndez, Mónica (2017-04)
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    Accés obert
    Recent years have seen a renewed interest in Variable Speed Limit (VSL) strategies. New opportunities for VSL as a freeway metering mechanism or a homogenization scheme to reduce speed differences and lane changing maneuvers ...
  • Modeling circulation patterns induced by spatial cross-shore wind variability in a small-size coastal embayment 

    Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2016-08)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    This contribution shows the importance of the cross-shore spatial wind variability in the water circulation in a small-sized micro-tidal bay. The hydrodynamic wind response at Alfacs Bay (Ebro River delta, NW Mediterranean ...
  • Highway travel time information system based on cumulative count curves and new tracking technologies 

    Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Martínez Díaz, Margarita; Pérez Pérez, Ignacio (Elsevier, 2016)
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    Accés obert
    Travel time is probably the most important indicator of highway level of service, and it is also the most appreciated information for highway users. Administrations and private companies make increasing efforts to improve ...
  • Driver feedback mobile app 

    Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Miralles Miquel, Enirc (Elsevier, 2016)
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    Accés obert
    This paper faces the human factor in driving and its consequences for road safety. It presents the concepts behind the development of a smartphone app capable of evaluating drivers’ performance. The app provides feedback ...
  • Effects of dynamic speed limits on a Dutch freeway 

    Plana Pujol, Joel; Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Hegyi, Andreas (2016)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    The paper presents the effects of Dynamic Speed Limit control (DSL) in a 3 lane section on the A13 freeway, in Rotterdam. The main objective is to contrast the latest empirical findings in Barcelona [1], where the mainline ...
  • Bus network structure and mobility pattern: a monocentric analytical approach on a grid street layout 

    Badia Rodríguez, Hugo; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Robusté Antón, Francesc (2016-11)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    This study discusses which transit network structure is the best option to serve urban mobility. As a consequence of the evolution of urban form, cities have undergone a process of dispersion of their activities that has ...
  • Bus control strategies in corridors with signalized intersections 

    Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Mension, Josep; Aymamí, Josep M; Torres, Laura (2016-10)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    This paper proposes a new dynamic bus control strategy aimed at reducing the negative effects of time-headway variations on route performance, based on real-time bus tracking data at stops. In routes with high demand, any ...

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