July 2020: In Aimsun Next you can now add non-lane-based vehicles such as bikes to your model. In this technical note, we will explore how to create cyclists in your model and look at a few possible scenarios.
June 2020: Our new embedded pedestrian simulator is super fast, comes free of charge in the main installer, simulates an unlimited number of pedestrians.
May 2020: Dimitris Triantafyllos, explains how the Path Assignment Plan feature gives you unparalleled flexibility in reusing previously calculated paths.
April 2020: Emmanuel Bert describes how our Real Data Set Consistency Checker can help you in calibration and validation tasks.
March 2020: Martin Hartmann explains a quick and convenient way to study assumption-based behavior of autonomous and connected vehicles.
February 2020: Tessa Hayman shares three different ways to profile traffic demand that can help you build models efficiently.
January 2020: There are various scripts available in the template: Margarida Delgado explains how Script nº 10 can speed up the process of filtering and viewing signalized nodes.
December 2019: Tessa Hayman explains how to adjust parameters on roundabouts to ensure accurate behaviour and calibration in dynamic models.
November 2019: Tessa Hayman explains different methods of coding roundabouts for different roundabout layouts, ensuring correct lane usage and lane-changing behavior from entry to exit.
October 2019: Margarida Delgado explains where to find matrix cell values, and how to visualize desire lines and total trips per centroid.
September 2019: Martin Hartmann explains how to use View Modes in the capacity calibration process to model bottlenecks more realistically.
August 2019: Emmanuel Bert shares how the detector station grouping tool can help you to manage section detector statistics in Aimsun Next.
July 2019: Dimitris Triantafyllos shares a pro tip video for keeping track of revised nodes in your project to speed up the editing process.
June 2019: In Part 2 of this GIS pro tip, Geline Canayon explains network importer settings for GIS files.
May 2019: In Part 1 of this series, Geline Canayon explains GIS file preparation and basic importer settings. Part 2 will deal with network importer settings.
February 2019: Mohammad Saifuzzaman explores the use of adjustment weighting functions to improve the GEH and not just the R2.
May 2018: Laura Oriol shares her tips for altering parameters for throughput at traffic signals and at major-minor priority junctions.
April 2018: in the first of a two-part series, Laura Oriol shares some tips on how to push meso calibration to the max and speed up your workflow.
March 2018: Mauricio Castro and Gabriel Funes take you beyond the default settings for Stop Lines and show you how to control where vehicles stop with greater precision.
February 2018: Geline Canayon and Laura Torres give you a brief guided tour through the how, when, where and why of hybrid simulation.