‘Admirable solution’

Traffic Technology International, March 2012

Clement Ho, senior traffic planner at Ove Arup and Partners, looks at how Arup used the Aimsun package to redesign Hong Kong’s busy CBD.

As part of the preparation for major new infrastructure developments, the Transport Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region commissioned Arup to conduct a large-scale assessment of the potential traffic problems this might cause. Arup took an integrated approach, using Legion for Aimsun, which combines the Legion pedestrian simulator and the Aimsun microscopic simulator in a single software application, enabling city planners to successfully manage the different and often competing requirements of pedestrians and traffic.

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