‘Action plans’: how transport simulation can improve traffic management
Lauren Ansell of Traffic Technology International Magazine talks to industry experts about the advantages of using simulation and how it can make road traffic planning more accurate and cost-effective. Goran Nikolic, head of traffic planning at Ministry of Transportation Ontario, describes the role of Aimsun traffic simulation software in planning transportation for the upcoming Toronto 2015 Games. “Our experience has shown that mesosimulation and microsimulation, in conjunction with macro-level demand modeling, is the most effective methodology for evaluating the traffic operational implications of changes to the highway system, particularly with respect to a congested highway system where time dynamics play an important role.”
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