Sustainable Urban Transportation: A Model-Based Approach

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Sustainable Urban Transportation: A Model-Based Approach
Transportation and its environmental impacts are a major component of urban environmental management. At the same time, transportation and mobility are an important part or urban economics and the quality of life. To analyse urban transportation and its environmental impacts, a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach is needed. No single model can cover the range of spatial and temporal scales and processes involved. This leads to a multi-tiered approach and a cascade of models to describe alternative urban development and transportation scenarios and their multi-criteria assessment and comparative analysis. This paper describes the methodology and application examples of SUTRA, Sustainable Urban Transportation ( a City of Tomorrow project under the EU Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Research Programme. The primary objective of SUTRA was to develop a consistent and comprehensive model-based approach and planning methodology for the analysi...
Kurt Fedra
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Updated 16 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2004
Where CAS
Authors Kurt Fedra
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