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The Impact Of Transport Demand Management Measures On Urban Environment And Energy

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EENV030271

Volume

62

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

560.48 kb

Author(s)

C. Taxiltaris, S. Basbas, K. Nikolaou & I. Tzevelekis

Abstract

The impact of transport demand management measures on urban environment and energy C. Taxiltarisl, S. as bas', K. ~ikolaou~ & I. Tzevelekis' I Department of Transportation and Hydraulics Engineering, Faculty of Rural and Surveying Engineering, School of Technology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece 2 O.M. P. E. P. T. - Organisation for the Master Plan and Environmental Protection of Thessaloniki, Greece Abstract Within the framework of this paper, the environmental and energy impact of Transport Demand Measures (TDM) introduced in urban central areas is examined and evaluated through the use of traffic simulation modelling. TDM measures examined include an extensive and exclusive central road network for buses together with the introduction of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes. Parameters such as traffic volumes, delays, speed, use of road network and Public Transport system data are examined, with special consideration given to the impacts of TDM measures on urban environment (veh

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