UW Plotter Version 14
This is a tool that converts Quadstone Paramics (a traffic microsimulation application) files to Excel graphics and allow users to insert labels to any link or zone for easy presentation and calculations. It is provided without any warranties or support. The code behind the application is left unlocked for your review and customization. Please see license agreement for further details. If you have any comments or questions you can contact Ertan Ornek at email@example.com.
Ramp Metering Using VA Signals in Paramics
Ramp metering, a widely adopted concept by many states, has been difficult to simulate. The difficulty stemmed from the fact that operating a smart metering system relied on detectors, processors and simulated vehicles ability to react to the signal system realistically.
Although “Vehicle Actuated” (VA) signal control has been available through Paramics Modeller for a long time, even if the signal control could be simulated, vehicles would not pick the shortest queued lane at a ramp meter. After the introduction of route choice featusre in Paramics V6, we have decided to re-explore the ramp metering with VA signals. Certainly, the same could be accomplished by utilizing Programmer module, but that would have required a distribution of a plug-in and give less control to other users.
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