Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation Models - An Open Source Approach

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: DTRT5708C10060
Agency Tracking Number: DTRT5708C10060
Amount: $99,456.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: 081FH5
Solicitation Number: DTRT5708RSBIR
Small Business Information
109 Locksley Way, Apt. 92, Starksville, MS, 39759
DUNS: 826504131
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Li Zhang
 President
 (662) 325-9362
 li.zhang@ngsim.com
Business Contact
 Li Zhang
Title: President
Phone: (571) 643-4945
Email: li.zhang@ngsim.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In the Open-source microscopic traffic simulation models project, a component based software framework is proposed to re-engineer CORISM data struture and CORISM interface. Under the architecture combing the innovative framework and the legacy CORISM, prototype of the open source traffic flow simulation models will be developed and demonstrated in the Phase I. In addition, areas identified by the DOT SBIR 081-FH5 solicitation needs improvement or documentation will be enhanced or modeled. With the enhancement, the new traffic simulation will be used in DOT's VII, driving simulator and integrated corridor management research. The areas idetified includes the variable time steps, highway rail grade crossing safety models, Run Time Extension documentation, OD models in surface street, compiling CORISM in Linux and interfacing with other traffic simulation software like Texas models, DynaMIT, NGSIM etc.

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