ECN-based Mitigation of Congestion in Urban Traffic Networks


  • Levente Alekszejenkó Budapest University of Technology and Economics image/svg+xml
  • Tadeusz Dobrowiecki Budapest University of Technology and Economics image/svg+xml



Traffic congestions cause many environmental, economic and health issues. If we are unable to completely get rid of them, the least we shall try to do is to move them outside of residential areas.

In this paper, a novel signal coordination method is proposed, which aims to mitigate traffic congestions. The proposed algorithm is based on the explicit congestion notication protocol, which is well-known from the domain of computer networking.

Our method was tested under Eclipse SUMO. Results show that the proposed algorithm successfully limits the traffic density and the traffic flow to a certain level.


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Alekszejenkó, L., & Dobrowiecki, T. (2022). ECN-based Mitigation of Congestion in Urban Traffic Networks. SUMO Conference Proceedings, 1, 123–136.

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