Michael Cassidy

Recent Journal Papers

  • Cassidy, M.J., Kim, K.H., Ni. W. and Gu, W. (2015) A problem of limited-access special lanes; Part I: Spatiotemporal studies of real freeway traffic; Part II: Exploring remedies via simulation.  Transportation Research Part A, 80, 307-329..
  • Chen, H., Gu, W., Cassidy, M.J. and Daganzo, C.F. (2015) Optimal transit service atop ring-radial and grid street networks: a continuum approximation design method and comparisons. Transportation Research Part B, 81, 755-774; presented at the 21st ISTTT.
  • Gu, W., Cassidy, M.J. and Li, Y. (2015) Models of bus queueing at curbside stops. Transportation Science, 49, 204-212.
  • Gu, W., Gayah, V., Cassidy, M.J. and Saade, N. (2014) On the impacts of bus stops near signalized intersections: models of car and bus delays. Transportation Research Part B, 68, 123-140.
  • Ouyang, Y., Nourbakhsh, S.M. and Cassidy, M.J.(2014) Continuum approximation approach to bus network design under spatially heterogeneous demand. Transportation Research Part B, 68, 333-344.​
  • Sivakumaran, K., Li, Y., Cassidy, M.J and Madanat, S.M., (2014) Access and the choice of transit technology. Transportation Research Part A 59, 204-221.
  • Gu, W. and Cassidy, M.J. (2013) Maximizing bus discharge flow from multi-berth stops by regulating exit maneuvers. Transportation Research Part B 56, 254-264.
  • Li, Z., Chung, K. and Cassidy, M.J. (2013) Collisions in freeway traffic: the influence of downstream queues and interim means to address it. Transportation Research Record 2396, 1-9.
  • Doig, J.C. Gayah, V. and Cassidy, M.J. (2013) Inhomogeneous flow patterns in undersaturated road networks and implications for Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram. Transportation Research Record 2390, 68-75.
  • Gu, W., Cassidy, M.J., Gayah, V. and Ouyang, Y. (2013) Strategies for mitigating impacts of near-side bus stops on cars, Transportation Research Part B, 47, 42-56..
  • Gu, W., Cassidy, M.J. and Li, Y. (2012) On the capacity of highway checkpoints: models for unconventional configurations, Transportation Research Part B, 46, 1308-1321.
  • Guler, S.I. and Cassidy, M.J. (2012) Strategies for sharing bottleneck capacity among buses and cars, Transportation Research Part B, 46, 1334-1345.
  • Xuan, Y., Gayah, V., Cassidy, M.J. and Daganzo, C.F. (2012) Presignal used to increase bus- and car-carrying capacity at intersections: theory and experiment, Transportation Research Record 2315, 191-196.
  • Kim, K. and Cassidy, M.J. (2012) A capacity-increasing mechanism in freeway traffic, Transportation Research Part B, 46, 1260-1272.
  • Jang, K. and Cassidy, M.J. (2012) Dual influences on vehicle speed in special-use and critique of US regulation, Transportation Research Part A, 46, 1108-1123.
  • Sivakumaran, K, Li, Y, Cassidy, M.J. and Madanat, S.M. (2012) Cost-saving properties of schedule coordination in a simple trunk-and-feeder transit system, Transportation Research Part A, 46, 131-139.
  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2011) Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams for freeway networks: Theory and observation, Transportation Research Record 2260, 8-15.
  • Xuan Y., Daganzo, C.F. and Cassidy, M.J. (2011) Increasing the capacity of signalized intersections with separate left turn phase, Transportation Research Part B, 45, 769-781.
  • Gu, W., Li, Y., Cassidy, M.J. and Griswold, J.B. (2011) On the capacity of isolated curbside bus stops, Transportation Research Part B, 45, 714-723.
  • Patire, A. and Cassidy, M.J. (2011) Lane changing patterns of bane and benefit: Observations of an uphill expressway, Transportation Research Part B, 45, 656-666.
  • Ahn, S., Laval, J. and Cassidy, M.J. (2010) Merging and diverging effect on freeway traffic oscillations: theory and observation, Transportation Research Record 2188, 1-8.
  • Gonzales, E.J., Geroliminis, N., Cassidy, M.J. and Daganzo C.F. (2010) On the allocation of space to multiple transport modes. Transportation Planning and Technology, 33(8), 643-656.
  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2010) The smoothing effect of carpool lanes on freeway bottlenecks, Transportation Research Part A, 44, 65-75
  • Cassidy, M.J., Daganzo, C.F., Jang, K. and Chung, K. (2009) Spatiotemporal effects of segregating different vehicle classes on separate lanes. International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (W. Lam, S.C. Wong and H.K. Lo, Eds.) Springer, pp 57-74.
  • Daganzo, C.F. and Cassidy, M.J. (2008) Effects of high occupancy vehicle lanes on freeway congestion, Transportation Research Part B, 42, 861-872
  • Ahn, S and Cassidy, M.J. (2007) Freeway traffic oscillations and vehicle lane-changing maneuvers. International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (R. Alsop, M. Bell and B. Heydecker, Eds.) Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 691-710.
  • Chung, K, Rudjanakanoknad, J. and Cassidy, M.J. (2007) Relations between traffic density and capacity drop at three freeway bottlenecks, Transportation Research Part B, 41, 82-95.

Conference Papers

  • Ahn, S., J. Laval and M. J. Cassidy, (2008) Effects of Merging and Diverging on Freeway Traffic Oscillations, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, 14.
  • Ahn, S. and M.J. Cassidy (2007) Freeway Traffic Oscillations and Vehicle Lane-Change Maneuvers, International Symposium on Transportation & Traffic Theory (R. Alsop, MGH Bell and BG Heydecker, Eds.), Vol. 1, pp. 691-710.

Recent Presentations Made at Conferences and Symposia

  • Cassidy, M.J. (2011). Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams for freeway networks: theory and observation. Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2010). Improving Bus and Car Flows at intersections using pre-signals: a case study in China. Volvo Research and Teaching Foundation (VREF) Annual Conference. (Nairobi, Kenya).
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2010). Dynamic Sharing of Urban Infrastructure by Buses and Cars. Invited Speaker. AUB-UCB Symposium on Urban Transportation. American University Beirut, (Beirut, Lebanon).
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2010). Mesoscopic Fundamental Diagram for Freeways: Theory and Observation. Invited Speaker. Mid-year Meeting of TRB Traffic Flow Theory Committee. (Annecy, France).
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2009). Spatiotemporal effects of segregating different vehicle classes on separate lanes. International Symposium of Traffic and Transportation Theory (Hong Kong).
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2009). The smoothing effect of carpool lanes of freeway bottlenecks. Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2008). Research Highlights: Berkeley Center of Excellence. Volvo Research and Teaching Foundation (VREF) Annual Conference. (Berkeley, CA).
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2008). The Smoothing Effect of Carpool Lanes on Freeway Bottlenecks and its Implications. University of California Transportation Center - PATH Annual Conference.
  • Cassidy, M.J. (2007). Freeway traffic oscillations and vehicle lane-changing maneuvers. International Symposium of Traffic and Transportation Theory (London).

Books

  • Cassidy, M.J., C.F. Daganzo, K. Jang and K. Chung (2009) "Spatiotemporal Effects of Segregating Different Vehicle Classes on Separate Lanes," in (W. Lam, S.C. Wong, and H.K. Lo, Eds.) Transportation and Traffic Theory 2009: Golden Jubilee,, Springer, pp. 57-74.

Book Chapters

  • Cassidy, M.J. (2003) Traffic Flow and Capacity, in Handbook of Transportation Science Handbook, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Volume 56, Part 3, 155-191, Springer.
  • Cassidy, M.J. (1999) Traffic Flow and Capacity, in Transportation Engineering Handbook, Kluwer Academic Press.
  • Cassidy, M.J., (1994). Highway Traffic Operations, in Civil Engineering Handbook, CRC Press.
  • Cassidy, M.J., (1994). Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems, in Science & Technology Yearbook, Encyclopedia Britannica.