WIT Press

Urban Traffic Demand Management - First Findings Of The MobilPASS Field Trial

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950391

Volume

18

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

894 kb

Author(s)

K. Hug, R. Mock-Hecker & J. Wurtenberger

Abstract

Urban traffic demand management - first findings of the MobilPASS field trial K. Hug," R. Mock-Hecker," J. Wurtenberger* " Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing (FAW), PO 2060, D-89010 Vim, Germany * Ministry of Transport of the State of Baden-Wiirttemberg, PO 103452, D-70029 Stuttgart, Germany Introduction Mobility of persons and goods has a decisive influence on the prosperity of our society, however, a series of problems emerge from this claim for mobility. If the predicted growth rate of traffic comes true (which is to be expected), traffic problems and resulting environmental problems will increase further. Therefore, traffic is in danger of ending in a condition described as "traffic collapse." This is, above all, due to financial and ecological reasons, for which the available infrastructure cannot be extended to an extent as would be necessary to cope with the increasing traffic. Thus, it is vital to develop new approaches in or

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