A Study of Applying Eco-Driving Speed Advisory System on Transit Signal Priority





Transit Signal Priority (TSP) has long been seen as a cost-effective way to reduce bus delays at intersections. With Connected Vehicle (CV) technology, a speed advisory system guides buses to pass intersections in an energy-saving way. The integration of TSP and speed advisory may reduce bus delays and enhance energy consumption performances. This study proposed a system of integrating eco-driving speed advisory on TSP under CV environment. A TSP strategy based on intersections passing probability is designed. In addition to signal priority, this study designed and implemented an eco-driving speed advisory algorithm. A real electric bus route in Tainan City, Taiwan is used for the case study. Intersection layout and traffic related parameters are established in microscopic traffic simulation software SUMO (Simulation of Urban Mobility) to verify the effectiveness of the proposed model. The results provide an insight into how cooperation between signals and vehicles can enhance performances of energy consumption and signal-incurred traffic delays.


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Wang, H.-C. (2022). A Study of Applying Eco-Driving Speed Advisory System on Transit Signal Priority. SUMO Conference Proceedings, 2, 67–80. https://doi.org/10.52825/scp.v2i.92

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