This paper evaluated the potential impacts of an eco-driving system designed to help drivers smooth speed profiles and improve traffic flow by reducing unnecessary acceleration and braking events in heavy traffic. The system provided individual drivers with real-time dynamic speed recommendations based on current link travel time data and weather information collected at local transportation management centers (TMC). To evaluate system impacts a simulation study and real-world vehicle experiment were conducted.
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Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 14, Issue 6, August 2009, Pages 400-410.
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