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Fifty years of the bottleneck model: A bibliometric review and future research directions

Zhi-Chun Li, Hai-Jun Huang () and Hai Yang

Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 2020, vol. 139, issue C, 311-342

Abstract: The bottleneck model introduced by Vickrey in 1969 has been recognized as a benchmark representation of the peak-period traffic congestion due to its ability to capture the essence of congestion dynamics in a simple and tractable way. This paper aims to provide a 50th anniversary review of the bottleneck model research since its inception. A bibliometric analysis approach is adopted for identifying the distribution of all journal publications, influential papers, top contributing authors, and leading topics in the past half century. The literature is classified according to recurring themes into travel behavior analysis, demand-side strategies, supply-side strategies, and joint strategies of demand and supply sides. For each theme, typical extended models developed to date are surveyed. Some potential directions for further studies are discussed.

Keywords: Bottleneck model; Bibliometric approach; Travel behavior analysis; Travel demand management; Capacity expansion (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.trb.2020.06.009

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