WIT Press


Evaluation Of Travel Demand Management Policies In The Urban Area Of Naples

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT010171

Volume

52

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

1,045 kb

Author(s)

S. de Luca & A. Papola

Abstract

In this paper we focus on some applications of TDM policies in the metropolitan area of Naples. The policies tested include "push" and "pull" measures, designed to increase respectively the car generalized cost and the attractiveness of alternative modes, using instruments such as parking pricing, restricted access areas, introduction of Park and Ride nodes and of new railway transport services. Seven different scenarios were generated and several impacts were estimated by means of a system of models previously specified, calibrated and validated. The main impacts were on travel demand and on performance of the supply system such as impacts on system effectiveness, on system efficiency and the environment. The results may

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