# Modeling multi-lane traffic flow with queuing effects

@article{Helbing1997ModelingMT, title={Modeling multi-lane traffic flow with queuing effects}, author={Dirk Helbing}, journal={Physica A-statistical Mechanics and Its Applications}, year={1997}, volume={242}, pages={175-194} }

On the basis of assumptions about the behavior of driver-vehicle units concerning acceleration, deceleration, overtaking, and lane-changing maneuvers, a gas-kinetic traffic model for unidirectional multi-lane freeways is constructed. Queuing effects are explicitly taken into account in an overall manner. The resulting model is a generalization of Paveri-Fontana's Boltzmann-like traffic model and allows the derivation of macroscopic traffic equations for interacting lanes, including velocity… Expand

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