Meead Saberi K. • 1st year M.S. Student in Civil Engineering • Areas of Interest • Traffic Flow Theory • Intelligent Transportation Systems • Possible Thesis Topics: Uncertainty Propagation in Traffic Flow Models or Bottleneck Identification using FOTO and ASDA Models Meead Saberi K.
Effects of Weather on Traffic Flow on Freeways • Dealing with two large databases of traffic data and weather data (PORTAL) • Traffic and weather data fusion and quality Meead Saberi K.
Effects of Weather on Traffic Flow on Freeways • Effects of precipitation, visibility and wind speed on: speed and flow (average, standard deviation, and statistical significance) • Probabilistic Approach: using cumulative distribution function Meead Saberi K. 3
Segment Level Analysis of Travel Time Reliability Breaking the overall I-5 NB freeway into shorter segments; this study shows how travel time reliability can vary across freeway segments using different reliability measures. Meead Saberi K. 4
Segment Level Analysis of Travel Time Reliability • Segment ranking based on travel time reliability • Reliability of corridor vs. segments Meead Saberi K. 5