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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 490810, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/490810
Research Article

Crossing at a Red Light: Behavior of Cyclists at Urban Intersections

1MOE Key Laboratory for Urban Transportation Complex Systems Theory and Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China
2Department of Transportation Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China

Received 10 June 2012; Revised 23 August 2012; Accepted 30 August 2012

Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang

Copyright © 2012 Xiaobao Yang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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