WIT Press

An Integrated Transport Effects Model System (ITEMS)*

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950361

Volume

18

Pages

9

Published

1995

Size

800 kb

Author(s)

G. Hitchcock, B. Chateau, J. van Ginkel, J. Bamford & K. Pedersen

Abstract

An integrated transport effects model system (ITEMS)* G. Hitchcock," B. Chateau} J. van Ginkel,' J. Bamford/ K. Pedersen^ " ETSU, Building 156, Harwell Laboratories, Oxfordshire Gzerea, ' NEI, PO Box 4175, 3006 AD Rotterdam, The Netherlands * HFA, Vineyard House, Brook Green, Hammersmith, loWon m 7B7, CW ^ COWIconsult, 15 Parellelvej, DK-2800 Lyngby, Denmark I. INTRODUCTION Increasing levels of urban transport are leading to a serious deterioration in the urban environment. This problem is now a major concern to both local and national policy makers. It is also becoming clear that a package of measures, rather than a single measure, is more effective at tackling this problem. Such packages may include new technologies, public transport improvements and demand restrictions. ITEMS is a modelling system designed to assess the effectiveness of a given package of policy measures at the urban scale. It models transp

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