Intelligent transportation system

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  • Safety Evaluation System Essay

    The researchers state that human drivers tend to attempt to foresee what other drivers on the road will do in order to avoid danger, and that this foresight is something that should be emulated in autonomous vehicles. The safety assessment system would serve as this foresight. It is proposed that the system would detect dangerous situations and warn the vehicle about it so that action can be taken to change the trajectory of the car and avoid the danger. For example, if the autonomous vehicle is planning to make a left turn at an intersection but there is another driver approaching in the opposite lane, the safety assessment system would detect the threat and warn the vehicle to change its planned trajectory, in order to avoid…

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  • Analysis Of The US Great Lakes Megaregion

    average travel time during the certain time period, but it cannot consider traffic delay during the peak-period hours (rush hours) that are highly concerned by every commuters. The second one is to use travel delay index that can be obtained from the TTI. This index provides a direct measure of the delayed hours due to the traffic congestion. However it is measured at the metropolitan level, so it cannot provide any information on the traffic congestion at the neighborhood level. NPMRDS…

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  • Mega Bus Case Study

    Mega Bus have quit a few advantages for a company that recently entered into the market. Mega bus has learnt from past mistakes of other companies that have been operating in the US transport industry. A feasibility study carried out reveled possible sources of these failures. For any business entering a new market, it is easy to avoid doing things that other companies have done to land them into problems. For example, Mega bus has been able to analyze the events that led to companies like…

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  • Different Modes Of Operations In The Shipping Industry

    seconds of shipment. The article that is being reviewed addresses some of the issues with the different modes of operation in the shipping industry, which are industrial, liner, and tramp shipping. In industrial shipping the company that owns the cargo also owns the ships, and the goal is to transport the cargo and minimum cost. In tramp shipping ships perform transportation task in order to maximize profit, this can be compared to a taxi system. In liner shipping, ships follow a set itinerary…

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  • Methods Of Transportation Essay

    Methods of transportation have changed from the first decade of the twentieth century to the first decade of the twenty first century. Although transportation has changed and developed over human history, and humans have traveled using various mediums, only the two aforementioned decades and three transportation methods will be taken into account here: railway, automobile, and aeronautic transportation. These three means of transportation are important because they have had an outstanding…

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  • Bbvp Essay

    they are a huge potential emission source. PEVSP is a way to replace these existing internal combustion vehicles to reduce GHG emissions and congestion while retaining people’s need for special mobility. The concerns about energy independence and climate change issues are growing rapidly all over the world. Energy independence is one of the biggest political issues in the USA. About two-thirds of the nation’s oil consumption are imported, and essentially, almost all the fuel use for…

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  • Advantage Of Total Quality Management

    Access to information is a vital element in the company’s competitive chain, together with a high degree of interoperability between the organizational systems involved in the transport chain. Cooperation with authorities, such as the coastguards, customs, and traffic information bodies, has also facilitated the company’s operations. Increasingly changing administrative and business requirements have necessitated a high flexibility level from the transport company in terms of the services it…

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  • Urban Rail System Essay

    Characteristics of Urban Rail System Good decisions about transportation investments and policies require accurate information on characteristics of Urban Rail system alternatives, including the following: • Spacing between Stations • Speed • Capacity and Body Outline • Degree of Separation from Road Traffic • Operating System • Rolling Stock • Maximum Curvature 3.3.1 Spacing between Stations Urban rail has a very close station spacing (about 50-500 m apart). It is much easier for people to…

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  • The Role Of Externalities In Economics

    focus on explaining the joint implementation system for reducing Greenhouse gas emissions is more effective and efficient than allowing each country to reduce Greenhouse gas emission on their own at a fixed amount. This answer will also focus on local examples of Greenhouse gas emission reduction efforts and their success or need for improvement. Joint implementation falls under the Kyoto Protocol program and is similar to the clean development mechanism (Stiglitz & Rosengard, 2015). This…

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  • Advantages Of Short Sea Shipping

    INTRODUCTION Transportation refers to the movement of goods and people from one place to another. In the United States, ships were one of the earliest forms of transportation that had a significant effect on trading. As the country became more industrialized however, fewer products were carried on ships because other modes of transportation grew in popularity. Today, most commercial goods are carried throughout the United States in freight trains, semi-trucks, and cargo planes. Despite…

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