Emergence of an Urban Traffic Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram
23 Pages Posted: 7 May 2019 Last revised: 21 Aug 2019
Date Written: April 8, 2019
This paper establishes mild probability-theoretical conditions under which observations of space-averaged speed and occupancy in some area concentrate with low scatter around a well-defined curve. These conditions are validated against empirical data from Stockholm and Geneva. No equilibrating process is required to be in operation.
Keywords: Congestion; Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram
JEL Classification: R4, C18
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