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Reduction Of The Polluting Emissions In Urban Areas Acting On The Transport Systems: Evaluation Methods For The Strategic Planning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR030601

Volume

66

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

604 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

F.M.M. Cirianni, D.C. Festa & G. Mazzulla

Abstract

Reduction of the polluting emissions in urban areas acting on the transport systems: evaluation methods for the strategic planning F.M.M. ~irianni', D.C. ~ e s t a ~ & G. ~ a z z u l l a ~ ' Dipartimento di Informatics, Matematica, Elettronica e Trasporti, Universitu Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy. Dipartimento di PianiJcazione Territoriale, Universitir della Calabria, Italy. Abstract In this paper a traffic plan is presented, developed for the city of Cosenza, a midsize city in the South of Italy. An analysis was conducted preliminarily on the actual mobility system, which underlined the present critical points. Multiple scenarios were introduced, bringing into account different time horizons, each characterized by infi-astructural and mobility government actions. The planned interventions consist in the regulation of circulation and parking, in the development of public transport and in the development of new roads and parking blocks. The adopted actions are evaluated simulating, by

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