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Methodology for an integrated modelling of macro and microscopic processes in urban transport demand

Martínez, Francisco and Cortés, Cristián and Justen, Andreas (2009) Methodology for an integrated modelling of macro and microscopic processes in urban transport demand. International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, 13.-18. Dez. 2009, Jaipur, Indien.

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Abstract

The paper presents the theoretical formulation and the underlying assumptions for an activity-based approach of transport demand modelling. Starting with the definition of a time hierarchy of decision-making in the urban environment, rules are formulated that dictate the general hierarchic structure of individuals’ choices in the urban system. The temporal scale defines decisions for activities and their daily sequence, the geographical scale decisions associated to destination choice processes. We build activity plans (number and daily sequence of activities) from an empirical data set and calculate trip paths (time-spatial trajectories including transport modes and travel destinations) assuming consumers to maximize their utility in the decision-making process. First results of the translation of the theoretical model into a real-world application are shown for the city of Santiago, Chile.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Methodology for an integrated modelling of macro and microscopic processes in urban transport demand
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Martínez, FranciscoUniversidad de Chile
Cortés, CristiánUniversidad de Chile
Justen, AndreasDLR IVF
Date:December 2009
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:urban transport, transport demand, Santiago de Chile, activity-based, modelling
Event Title:International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research
Event Location:Jaipur, Indien
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:13.-18. Dez. 2009
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:V SM - Sicherung der Mobilität (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V SM - Sicherung der Mobilität
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsprognose in Ballungsräumen (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research > Passenger Transport
Deposited By: Andreas Justen
Deposited On:18 Feb 2010 10:14
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:53

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