Resilient Transportation: An Integrated Corridor Management Approach

The primary goal of this research is to lay the foundation for the application and implementation of integrated corridor management (ICM) strategies to reduce congestion on the freeway and arterial systems in Baton Rouge. Under the ICM umbrella, the operation of freeways and arterials should be optimized for various functions such as traffic incident management, work zone management, planned special events management, and recurrent day-to-day conditions. An efficient integrated corridor management approach will be developed by utilizing ramp-metering strategy, information dissemination strategy and other ITS strategies along congested corridors. These technologies will be evaluated using DYNASMART simulation. This research will develop theory and algorithms for the efficient implementation of the ramp metering and information dissemination strategies.