Evaluating Model of Road Traffic in Open Housing Estate Based on Cellular Automaton

  •  Jialin Wen    
  •  Min Zou    


It has been referred in document issued by the State Council recently that China will promote the block system gradually in the future, no more enclosed residential compounds will be built in principle, and existing residential and corporate will open up step by step as well. The proposal of open area quickly aroused a heated discussion in the whole society. In addition to the most basic security issues, it is one of the main topics that whether the open district can really optimize the road network structure and improve the traffic in the end.

Based on the cellular automata model and the actual situation, this paper simulates the traffic flow around the residential area, establishes motor vehicle driving model and makes a comprehensive evaluation of the surrounding road traffic after the opening of different types of residential area. According to the result of the index, it shows that three structures of residential area can relieve the burden of urban traffic flow while one structure of residential area that will aggravate the burden of urban traffic flow. Finally, the paper comes to the conclusion that excessive traffic flow of the trunk road which has adverse effect on road traffic.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-7032
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-7040
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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