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Integrated design of transport infrastructure and public spaces considering human behavior: A review of state-of-the-art methods and tools

Liu Yang, Koen H. van Dam, Arnab Majumdar, Bani Anvari, Washington Y. Ochieng, Lufeng Zhang
2019 Frontiers of Architectural Research  
Firstly, to understand the relationship of elements of transport, spaces, and humans, we review policy and urban design strategies for promoting positive interactions.  ...  Secondly, we present an overview of the integration methods and strategies used in urban design and policy discourses.  ...  The authors appreciate the assistance of colleagues in the Center of Architecture Research and Design, UCAS, and those from the Centre for Transport Studies, ICL.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foar.2019.08.003 fatcat:gvb7uadsinf5lb4hbuc4faidbq

Traffic-land use compatibility and street design impacts of automated driving in Vienna, Austria

Emilia Bruck, Aggelos Soteropoulos
2022 Journal of Transport and Land Use  
It is crucial for policymakers and planners to consider such contextual differences to gain better insight into the functional requirements and urban consequences of AVs.  ...  This assessment aims to shed light on the possible trade-offs of a system change in favor of AVs to help evaluate adequate operational conditions and inform proactive traffic and urban design policies  ...  the future.lab Research Centre, TU Wien, and the MA 18 -Department for Urban Development and Planning, Vienna City Administration.  ... 
doi:10.5198/jtlu.2022.2089 fatcat:iqrlpnz3unf45lideblxygfqgy

Assessment of Possibilities of On-Line Response Dynamic Traffic Management System Development in Medium Size Urban Areas

2018 Tehnički Vjesnik  
On-line response dynamic traffic management system (DTMS) seems to be the key solution for resolving many and the most important traffic problems in urban areas.  ...  Our experiment is based on the existing and verified traffic model of the City centre of Maribor, where different micro simulation scenarios were analysed.  ...  A microsimulation traffic model allows for simulation of actual stage of activities on existing urban road network as well as simulation and analysis of different possible activities on it.  ... 
doi:10.17559/tv-20160926123551 fatcat:ehqgj4edk5civmc4en2olupfuq

A Study on the Process of a Carbon Reduction Policy Using an Activity-Based Model

Jooyoung Kim, Seungjae Lee, Kwangsik Kim, Doyoung Jung
2020 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
Hence, an activity-based simulation of urban transport carbon reduction will help policy-makers support rational decision-making, based on prior experimentation in urban planning and the policy impact  ...  This study used activity-based approach to identify various daily activities of individuals as the decision units of transportation and considers the trip as one of the activities of a continuous daily  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2019M3C1B6077439).  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet2078033 doaj:7e209291b51841f2866f84cbe1de9b0c fatcat:325b7l6q55d7dnfbb64lo33leu

Integrating Modes of Transport in a Dynamic Modelling Approach to Evaluate Population Exposure to Ambient NO2 and PM2.5 Pollution in Urban Areas

Martin Otto Paul Ramacher, Matthias Karl
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The modeling system consists of an urban-scale chemistry transport model to account for ambient air pollutant concentrations and a dynamic time-microenvironment-activity (TMA) approach, which accounts  ...  The presented methodology is promoted for use in urban mobility planning, e.g., to investigate on policy-driven changes in modal split and their combined effect on emissions, population activity and population  ...  Nevertheless, for urban-scale CTM simulations with EPISODE-CityChem it is necessary to consider road traffic as line source to account for street canyon effects.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17062099 pmid:32235712 pmcid:PMC7142857 fatcat:yma46xfbwnaafao7oohz55l4ne

The Societal Costs and Benefits of Commuter Bicycling: Simulating the Effects of Specific Policies Using System Dynamics Modeling

Alexandra Macmillan, Jennie Connor, Karen Witten, Robin Kearns, David Rees, Alistair Woodward
2014 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Injury, physical activity, fuel costs, air pollution, and carbon emissions outcomes were simulated. results: Using the simulation model, we demonstrated the kinds of policies that would likely be needed  ...  Previous integrated modeling of transport scenarios has assumed active transport mode share and has been unable to incorporate acknowledged system feedbacks. oBjectives: We compared the effects of policies  ...  Koorey (University of Canterbury) for peer reviewing aspects of the simulation model; and J.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.1307250 pmid:24496244 pmcid:PMC3984216 fatcat:evzecgjocfgtvf5fq35mbamqv4


Noordini Che Man, Soheil Sabri, Nafisa Hosni, Harry Timmermans
In urban growth processes, urbanisation is highly influenced by economic growth which triggers the dynamics of economic agents and land uses.  ...  between economic growth and dynamic land use patterns in their region.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank the Klang Valley Federal Teffitory, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Department of Statistics Malaysia for their permission to use the data for this research  ... 
doi:10.21837/pmjournal.v11.i2.116 fatcat:zlmmkyjmsnc2ld3ynjhirmvd24

A multiscale model of urban morphogenesis [article]

Juste Raimbault
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The dynamics and processes of urban morphogenesis are a central issue regarding a long-term sustainability of urban systems.  ...  We introduce in this paper from a theoretical viewpoint a simple agent-based model of urban morphogenesis at the scale of an urban area, with the feature of integrating the microscopic and the mesoscopic  ...  Considering the mesoscopic spatial scale of an urban area, we consider on the one hand a public transport network, evolving relatively slowly following some governance decisions, and on the other hand  ... 
arXiv:2103.17241v1 fatcat:m5jrmzg2pzaylc4tx4wdy65kfy

Goods distribution with electric vans in cities: towards an agent-based simulation

Jean-Marie Boussier, T. Cucu, L. Ion, P. Estraillier, D. Breuil
2009 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
This is a part of a multimodal urban traffic simulator based on the paradigm of multi agent system (MAS). Agents and interactions are defined from modeling of the system "Goods Transport in City".  ...  To classify and describe different problem-solving options for urban goods distribution, there is a need for a fundamental way of describing the transport process, its actors and its means (equipments  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are expressing their grateful to Miss Anne Chané, in charge of ELCIDIS platform under authority of La Rochelle Urban Community, for information and data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/wevj3030597 fatcat:uehakioapngjfacqjx4usbdnjq

Can Tube Tunnel Crossings Relieve Urban Congestion Problems? Izmir Tube Tunnel Project Proposal Under Scrutiny

Duvarcı, Yigitcanlar
2019 Sustainability  
However, the effectiveness and externalities of these expensive mega urban infrastructures have also been questioned widely among urban, transport and environmental planning scholars.  ...  In this heuristic simulation study, policy-on scenarios were tested to determine possible impacts of the underwater tube tunnel-crossing project.  ...  Abkowitz, and anonymous referees for their invaluable comments on an earlier version of the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11092543 fatcat:pjvqw3g7xvealnagzdixfyrsbe

Evaluating the impacts of using cargo cycles on urban logistics: integrating traffic, environmental and operational boundaries

Sandra Melo, Patrícia Baptista
2017 European Transport Research Review  
Acknowledging the short distance range of cargo bikes, the simulation is carried out and an estimation of the total transportation cost is performed, which includes transport and emission cost when the  ...  the operational efficiency of urban logistics activities.  ...  the operational efficiency of urban logistics activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12544-017-0246-8 fatcat:2goczmcjdvachfldfzouzlyhbu

Developing a Conceptual Framework for the Evaluation of Urban Freight Distribution Initiatives

Jintawadee Suksri, Raluca Raicu
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This paper presents the development of a conceptual framework for modelling the dynamic behaviour of various stakeholders in urban freight distribution and evaluates different strategic policies.  ...  The ultimate goal is to identify solutions where economic, social and environmental objectives can be combined, in order to achieve sustainable urban freight transport development.  ...  Several alternative urban freight distribution strategies have been considered by transport planners.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.111 fatcat:ogz2vatsnjbzjl3vxlg4waqbiq

A physiology-inspired framework for holistic city simulations [article]

Irene Meta, Fernando M. Cucchietti, Diego Navarro, Eduardo Graells-Garrido, Vicente Guallart
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Life, services and activities within cities have commonly been studied by separate disciplines, each one independent from the others.  ...  Firstly, a literature review is offered in order to study the terminology and the progress already made towards integrated modelling of different urban systems.  ...  Li & Gong (2016) consider 'urban growth' as involving 'economics, geography, sociology, and statistics' and a variety of activities such as 'land use, housing, population, travel, networks, transport,  ... 
arXiv:2108.00825v2 fatcat:aseuinl7xjetbmf5vrzd6fsqfa

Locating on-street loading and unloading spaces by means of mixed integer programming

Bruno Prata, Leise Oliveira, Thiago Holanda
2018 Transportes  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The support of the National Council for Scienti"ic and Technological Development (CNPq) is acknowledged and appreciated.  ...  Taniguchi et al. (2003) established the concept of city logistics as the process of optimising transport and logistics activities in urban areas by considering the traf"ic, congestion and energy consumption  ...  science, To Comi et al. (2012) , a general methodology capable of simulating urban freight transport should consist of a set of models which (1) forecast how the key activities of land use, the use of  ... 
doi:10.14295/transportes.v26i1.1051 fatcat:tiezcqrgdfat3cyeahe3uep43i

Potential for ITS/ICT Solutions in Urban Freight Management

Jacek Oskarbski, Daniel Kaszubowski
2016 Transportation Research Procedia  
The article presents a study on applying ITS solutions in planning and management of urban freight transport in Gdynia.  ...  Recommendations for urban freight policy development supplementing Gdynia's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan were used as a basis for identification where ITS/ITC could be implemented.  ...  problems Intelligent transport systems are considered to be key enablers of achieving objectives of public policies related to transport activity in cities (European Commision, 2013).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2016.11.041 fatcat:7itt2kfbojcgzldri6nti5vp7a
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