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ISSN: 2046-0430
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In-situ resources for infrastructure construction on Mars: A review

•Possible in-situ resources for infrastructure construction on Mars were proposed.•Feasibility of in-situ energy exploitation and intelligent construction was proposed.•The Martian soil, basalt and...

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Indian traffic sign detection and recognition using deep learning

•Deep learning based model named Refined Mask R-CNN (RMR-CNN).•Customized Indian Traffic sign dataset with 6480 images.•Pre-processing methods included to increase the efficiency of the model.•Accuracy...

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Estimation of Passenger Car Unit on urban roads: A literature review

•This paper provides an idea of the status of PCU related research.•It also extends a collective knowledge of how PCU varies with the change in traffic and other conditions.•The present paper helps...

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Transport accessibility for wheelchair users: A qualitative analysis of inclusion and health

Using the case of wheelchair users who choose to use public transport in London, this paper highlights the experiences of a marginalized group within infrastructure to investigate how transport impacts...

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Inland Waterway Transportation (IWT) in Ghana: A case study of Volta Lake Transport

Water bodies have been an amazing mode of transport for carrying people and/or goods within and across regional, national and continental borders. Hitherto, a lot of countries still depend on inland...

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Emerging technologies and policies for carbon–neutral transportation

Many countries and regions across the world have been actively implementing their commitments to achieve carbon neutrality in response to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement...

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Truck acceleration behavior study and acceleration lane length recommendations for metered on-ramps

This paper investigated the actual truck acceleration capability at metered on-ramps. Truck acceleration performance data were collected through a video-based data collection method. A piecewise constant...

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Advancements, prospects, and impacts of automated driving systems

Over the last decade, significant progress has been made in automated driving systems (ADS). Given the current momentum and progress, ADS can be expected to continue to advance and a variety of ADS...

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Application of permeable pavements in highways for stormwater runoff management and pollution prevention: California research experiences

In the future, permeable pavements including the full depth permeable pavement (FDPP) will be part of an integrated sustainable transportation program. When designed properly, FDPP can be used as an...

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Ergonomic factors affecting comprehension levels of traffic signs: A critical review

•Results indicate high variability in the comprehension levels of traffic signs.•Some traffic signs are comprehended only in specific contexts and some are not comprehended at all.•The use of Ergonomic...

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Understanding the effects of structural factors and traffic loading on flexible pavement performance

Pavement damage increases rapidly with vehicle loads. The deterioration in pavements over time is caused by various factors but traffic loading plays a significant role in the consumption of pavement...

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Measurement model of passengers’ expectations of airport service quality

•This empirical study of airport quality factors was conducted in Thailand.•Confirmatory factor analysis was used to develop a model of passengers’ service quality expectations.•The analysis identified...

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Weather and surface condition detection based on road-side webcams: Application of pre-trained Convolutional Neural Network

Adverse weather has long been recognized as one of the major causes of motor vehicle crashes due to its negative impact on visibility and road surface. Providing drivers with real-time weather information...

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Flight delay causality: Machine learning technique in conjunction with random parameter statistical analysis

The consequences of flight delay can significantly impact airports’ on‐time performance and airline operations, which have a strong positive correlation with passenger satisfaction. Thus, an accurate...

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Pavement distress detection using convolutional neural network (CNN): A case study in Montreal, Canada

•Montreal Pavement Dataset includes four distress types and marking, clean images.•Model with Batch Normalization and lower rate of Dropout has the best performance.•The Convolutional Neural Network...

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Simulation study on effect of permeable pavement on reducing flood risk of urban runoff

Permeable pavement is part of the low impact development (LID) measurement, which can decrease urban surface runoff coefficient and flood peak flow. In this paper, a two-way, six-lane road in Nanjing...

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An integrated approach for optimizing location-inventory and location-inventory-routing problem for perishable products

The grocery market, especially the perishable product market is under amazing developments in China, accounting for half of overall food expenditure. However, the supply chain of perishable products...

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Electric bus charging station location optimization considering queues

•Charging station location for electric buses under queuing.•Consideration of different types of fast chargers.•Formulation of integer linear mathematical programming model.•M/M/1 queuing model employed.•Waiting...

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Factors affecting the mode choice behavior before and during COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan

•Mode choice behavior before and during the COVID-19 pandemic was explored.•Public transport use declined during the pandemic.•Walking and bicycling increased during the pandemic.•Multinomial logit...

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Airline efficiency and environmental impacts – Data envelopment analysis

Airline efficiency has been a research interest for decades. While early airline efficiency research focused primarily on revenue generation and profitability, growing airline social responsibility...

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Probability distributions analysis of travel time variability for the public transit system

•Seven travel time distributions are considered in the study and their performance has been evaluated in both route level and segment level.•The impact of temporal aggregation on the travel time distribution...

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COVID-19 pandemic impacts on traffic system delay, fuel consumption and emissions

A dramatic reduction in traffic demand has been observed during the COVID-19 pandemic, producing noticeable declines in traffic delays, energy consumption, and emissions. This unprecedented event provides...

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Smartphone sensing for understanding driving behavior: Current practice and challenges

•Understanding of driving behavior based on smartphone data is the core of the paper.•An inclusive 4-step methodological framework is established for driving analytics.•The 4 steps are: Data collection,...

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A data mining approach for traffic accidents, pattern extraction and test scenario generation for autonomous vehicles

To effectively fight against traffic accidents, it is of great importance to analyse and understand the conditions that are linked with accidents. Such an analysis can serve as the basis to (i) develop...

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Machine learning-based multi-target regression to effectively predict turning movements at signalized intersections

Effective prediction of turning movement counts at intersections through efficient and accurate methods is essential and needed for various applications. Commonly predictive methods require extensive...

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