Traffic dynamics of multiple paired U-turn slots

Authors

  • Ivan M. Fenis National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • Damian N. Dailisan National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • May T. Lim National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman

Abstract

A particular road configuration involves multiple U-turn slots. We show the conditions needed to construct the same scenario using a system of paired U-turn slots as the building block. Clogged states are determined for different separation distances between opposing U-turns. For the same distance travelled, a car on a road with less U-turn slots will spend less time than one on a road with more slots. The latter road configuration is only more favored for cars that make a turn early.

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Published

2020-10-19

How to Cite

[1]
IM Fenis, DN Dailisan, and MT Lim, Traffic dynamics of multiple paired U-turn slots, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas 38, SPP-2020-1C-05 (2020). URL: https://proceedings.spp-online.org/article/view/SPP-2020-1C-05.