PeMS (http:pems.dot.ca.gov/) Historical Real-Time Traffic Data Timestamp, station, District, Freeway #, Direction of Travel, Total Flow, Average Speed… ext. Incident Data
Microsoft Visual Studio Identifies Bottlenecks Caused by rubbernecking. Part One Locates the opposing side of traffic and collects it’s real time traffic data. Part Two Analyzes the data and determines where bottlenecking had a major effect on the traffic speed.
Two databases were created One has four tables Freeways Table Stations Table Speed date Table Incidents Table Five-Minute data
Find possible accident station Find possible accident start time Search for occurrences of bottleneck
Parameters: Start Date: January 2, 2011 End Date: December 30, 2011 Minimum Duration: 30 minutes Maximum Duration: 600 minutes Days: Monday through Friday Length Before incident: 2 miles Length After incident: 2 miles