Application of ALINEA ramp control algorithm to freeway traffic flow on approaches to Bosphorus strait crossing bridges

DEMIRAL C., Çelikoğlu H. B.

14th Euro Working Group on Transportation/26th Mini Euro Conference/1st European Scientific Conference on Air Transport, Poznan, Poland, 6 - 09 September 2011, vol.20, pp.364-371 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 20
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.08.042
  • City: Poznan
  • Country: Poland
  • Page Numbers: pp.364-371
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Beginning from the 1960ies sustainability has been being pointed out as an important criterion in development which made many countries plan sustainability originated progressing policies. The decision makers, planning to construct a third roadway bridge to connect Asia and Europe continents on to the Bosphorus in Istanbul metropolitan area, first have to evaluate the exaggerated road traffic congestion phenomenon. Before making such a non-environmentally friend decision, advanced traffic managing strategies have to be incorporated to regularize the current pattern of traffic flows on the existing road network that prevails the road based urban transport.