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Benefits of using microscopic models for simulating air quality management measures

Krajzewicz, Daniel and Cyganski, Rita and Heinrichs, Matthias and Erdmann, Jakob (2016) Benefits of using microscopic models for simulating air quality management measures. Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, 11.-14. Jan. 2016, Washington, D.C., USA.

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Abstract

The raising of awareness about air pollution has brought about legislative regulations that force local administrations to keep the concentrations of certain pollutants under the formulated thresholds. A large variety of measures have been implemented to reduce road traffic’s emissions on the local level, but the observed results are not always satisfactory. For determining the effects of such measures a priori, a simulation system could be used. Because of the high variability of traffic management measures, such a system must be capable of replicating changes in traffic flow, the vehicle fleet, as well as user behavior, including modal shifts, as well as the interactions between these parts. Often, the effects of a measure can be found in a bigger region than the directly influenced one. Thus, the system must be able to simulate traffic in large, city-wide areas. This report emphasizes why the usage of microscopic models for this purpose makes sense nowadays. It introduces an exemplary system and presents some initial results.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/102278/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Benefits of using microscopic models for simulating air quality management measures
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Krajzewicz, Danieldaniel.krajzewicz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Cyganski, Ritarita.cyganski (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Heinrichs, Matthiasmatthias.heinrichs (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Erdmann, Jakobjakob.erdmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:11 January 2016
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:air quality, vehicular emissions, microscopic simulation, agent-based modeling
Event Title:Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Event Location:Washington, D.C., USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:11.-14. Jan. 2016
Organizer:Transportation Research Board
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt II (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research > Mobility and Urban Development
Institute of Transportation Systems > Verkehrssimulation und -prognose
Deposited By: Krajzewicz, Daniel
Deposited On:26 Jan 2016 09:24
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:59

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