The ITS Edulab research program is above all practical: the program aims to solve real-life traffic related issues. Rijkswaterstaat, the operator of the Dutch main road network, formulates the research questions in cooperation with people from the educational institutes.
Below we have listed all current research questions in alphabetical order.
The National Data Warehouse (NDW) is a new initiative of the Ministry of Transportation, the different road authorities and municipalities.… Read More
In The Netherlands dynamic traffic management has always been implemented and operated on a local level. In recent years developments have been… Read More
A lot of traffic management measures have been tested and implemented in The Netherlands. Well-known examples are ramp metering, motorway… Read More
For dynamic traffic (assignment) models an OD matrix is an important input. Normally, an OD matrix from a traffic survey… Read More
Operators in traffic control centres continuously monitor traffic and react if an incident occurs. If necessary they contact the police… Read More
Traditionally, traffic detection is achieved via so-called inductive loops. In fact, many of the Dutch motorways are equipped with a… Read More
In order to make better use of existing roads, the lane width may be reduced so that more lanes are… Read More
It seems that safety and traffic operations are two conflicting sides of traffic. Normally, improving safety leads to negative impacts… Read More
In the Netherlands, the role of the government as an traffic information provider is limited to disseminating information via road-side… Read More