In urban environments great effort is directed toward alleviating traffic including the design and implementation of complex software and hardware infrastructure. We introduce the idea of an auction-based mechanism for resolving vehicle intersections using a multi-way group auction mechanism. We propose a supporting infrastructure that has promise for increasing performance and responsiveness to dynamic traffic conditions. In order to evaluate new intersections, we propose new metrics that attempt to capture a more human aspect of vehicular transportation. We demonstrate that Interchange intersections perform well in single and multi-grid configurations, are self-adapting and are responsive to a variety of traffic loads.
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Published in PERCOM 2013 WIP .