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Urban transport XIII : urban transport and the environment in the 21st century

Urban transport XIII : urban transport and the environment in the 21st century

Author: Carlos Alberto Brebbia, Computer scientist
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, 2007.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, vol. 96
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Urban Transport is a topic of primary importance for various countries around the world. The growth of transportation in the cities has led to the emergence of a series of environmental and social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Alberto Brebbia, Computer scientist
ISBN: 9781845640873 184564087X
OCLC Number: 636536656
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Description: 837 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Section 1: Transport sustainabilityThe greenhouse gas inventory of a local urban transport: the case of the municipality of Siena (Italy); The quality of public transport as a determinant of the number of car commutersSection 2: Urban transport planning and managementExamination of the bus lane enforcement system in Thessaloniki; Rationalization of urban road space by congestion: towards an alternative tool for travel demand management; Reducing congestion in urban transport by using intermodal transport solutions; Will virtual mobility replace physical mobility?; Alternatives to reduce congestion and improve the road system using a Multicriteria Decision Analysis: a case study in the city of Campinas, Brazil; Evaluating urban transportation quality: measuring transportation activity; Multicriteria analysis and public transport management; Logistic net working to reduce cost and environmental impact for urban cargo deliveries; Urban transport planning for the North West University (Potchefstroom campus) and its environs: approach and core findings; An investigation into the delivery of goods to the city centre of Liege; A new method for 3-dimensional roadway design using visualization techniquesSection 3: Transport modelling and simulationCity logistics: a chaos between research and policy making? A review; Urban network travel time estimation from stop-line loop detector data and signal controller data; A mathematical model of UITS demand for investment return models; A model for traffic behaviour evaluation based on a discrete event simulation approach; A computer simulation scenario analysis approach as a decision support tool for transportation systems planning; Trip distribution forecasting in fuzzy multi-commodity transportation networks; The development of a road safety management model; Updating demand vectors using traffic counts on congested networks: a real case application; Statistical dwell time model for metro lines; Travel time cost functions for urban roads: a case study in Italy; Training in the new driving and failures simulator of Metro de Madrid (SICAMM); ERTMS/ETCS test simulation benchSection 4: Traffic integration and controlRegional road traffic management in The Netherlands; Addressing the needs of vulnerable road users: application of road safety auditing in New South Wales (Australia); Scenario analysis of a network of traffic signals designed with Petri nets; A dynamic highway flow control simulation model for solving the congestion problemSection 5: Public transport systemsThe quality of public transport: relative importance of different performance indicators and their potential to explain modal choice; Determination of factors that influence public transport; Robustness of urban public transport networks; Urban public transport optimization by bus ways: a neural network-based methodology; Evaluation of a detour guidance system during a disruption of train operations; Bus accessibility planning in Iran: the case of MashhadSection 6: Innovative transport systemsThe implementation of the Traffic Management Act in England: the role of technology; Innovative fuel cell buses with automated guidance by GPS for public transport application; Vehicle Tracking System using GPRS; Applications of ARTIST for advanced telematics services; Schedule-oriented navigation system for travelers using an urban public transportation network; An optimisation-based traffic regulator for metro lines; Innovative technologies for public transportSection 7: Infrastructure and maintenanceSetting for compact roundabout optimal lighting plans; Optimal planning for developing, modernizing and maintaining the street infrastructure of dense and large urban areas; Infrastructure's influence on rail punctualitySection 8: Energy and transport fuelsLow-polluting, high-efficiency, mixed fuel/natural gas engine for transport application; Research into the impact of biodiesel usage in transport on sustainable development; Experimental performance analysis of LPG four wheeler enginesSection 9: Land use and transport integrationUrban Land-Use Transport Interaction modelling: state of the art and applications; A dynamic adaptive decision framework: integrating transport and land use measures aimed at traffic congestion reductionSection 10: Transport security and safetyStudents' perception of the level of traffic safety provided in school areas; The investigation of car movement trajectories after contact in the case of collisions with stationary safety barriers; Risk assessment method for guaranteeing safety in the train control system; 3GR technique to enhance run of the road analysis; TachoScan PC NET SERVICE digital tachograph equipment; Development of safety criteria for railway software; Safety characteristics analysis of Korean standard communication protocol for railway signalling; Commodity flow study: Clark County, Nevada, USA; Safety and geometric aspects of humps and road crossingsSection 11: Economic and social issuesAn evaluation of the World Bank's preparedness to meet future urban transport challenges; A model to reduce traffic, pollution and costs in urban distribution; Accessibility analysis of multimodal transport systems using advanced GIS techniques; Social motion; Development of intercity work mode choice model for Saudi Arabia; Achieving a win-win result in mega project delivery with suppliers through a different "partnering" approachSection 12: Environmental and ecological aspectsThe environmental impact of urban transport: a case study for a new road in Catania province; Toward noise protection planning in urban areas;Effects on environmental conditions of constructing a u-turn in East Tehran Highway; A calculation code for the air pollution valuation produced by duty vehicles moving in an urban area; Eco-driving simulation: evaluation of eco-driving within a network using traffic simulation; A method of building an aggregated indicator of air-pollution impactsSection 13: Safety of users in road evacuationSafety of users in road evacuation: general methodology and main results; Safety of users in road evacuation: demand models; Safety of users in road evacuation: supply and demand-supply interaction models for users; Safety of users in road evacuation: simulation of a user refuge area; Safety of users in road evacuation: design of path choice models for emergency vehicles; Safety of users in road evacuation: pedestrian outflow models in a building; Safety of users in road evacuation: planning internal processes and guidelines
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, vol. 96
Responsibility: ed.: C.A. Brebbia.


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