Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) is developing an innovative, multi-layered traffic model of Sydney’s central business district (CBD) to test the impacts of a wide range of projects particularly the introduction of light rail through the city centre.
March 2021: Tessa Hayman guides you through the complexity of handling time series via Python scripting and explains how to create your custom time series in a way that can be visualized in the UI.
February 2021: Did you know that an Aimsun Next junction (node) can be linked to an external controller, such as the Siemens UTC System with SCOOT?
January 2021: In Technical Note #53, we gave some tips on how to modify the cost for static assignment based on the vehicle type. In this month’s pro tip, Marga Delgado explains how to do it per trip purpose.
December 2020: Using the Aimsun Next interface with SIDRA signal design software helps you create more realistic models, reduces the calibration effort and improves the model performance.
November 2020: In the previous tip, we shared a method for coding different speed limits for different vehicle types in dynamic models. In this month’s pro tip, Tessa Hayman explains how to do it for static models.
October 2020: Tessa Hayman reveals how to set different speed limits for different vehicle types in dynamic models.
August 2020: Tessa Hayman explains hybrid macro-meso simulation in Aimsun Next 20 and how it can unite the best of macro and meso to enable regional-scale modeling.
May 2020: Dimitris Triantafyllos, explains how the Path Assignment Plan feature gives you unparalleled flexibility in reusing previously calculated paths.
March 2020: Martin Hartmann explains a quick and convenient way to study assumption-based behavior of autonomous and connected vehicles.
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.