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Effect of Sidewalk Vendors on Pedestrian Walking Speed and Lateral Position: A Study in Addis Ababa, Ethopia

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 2 (2019), PP 27 - 34

Published: 23 Dec 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.02.004

by Hagos Gebremedhin Kibret, Muhammad Adnan, Ansar-ul-Haque Yasar from Hasselt University Department of Transportation Science, Diepenbeek, Belgium, 3590 Transportation research institute (IMOB), Hasselt university, Diepenbeek, Belgium, 3590

Abstract: Street vendors use sidewalks to display goods and services. The reduction of sidewalk space by sidewalk vending activity forces pedestrians to take ev read more...

Keywords: Sidewalk vendors, Pedestrian trajectories, Walking speed, Lateral position

Extensive use of Motorcycles in Karachi, Pakistan: Revisiting the Policies that led us here

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 2 (2019), PP 19 - 25

Published: 18 Dec 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.02.003

by Syeda Amena, Syed Fazal Abbas Baquer from Graduate Student Transportation Sciences, UHasselt- Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium, 3590, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan, 75950

Abstract: Motorcycles is a dominant transport model in many Asian Cities. Similar is the case with Karachi, where motorcycles constitutes approximately 52% of t read more...

Keywords: Motorcycle, Government Policies, Karachi, BRT

The Effect of Type of Attributes on the Fill-Ability of Accident Reporting Forms (ARF)

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 2 (2019), PP 11 - 17

Published: 12 Dec 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.02.002

by Ashar Ahmed, Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah, Ahmad Shukri Yahya from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Department of Urban and Infrastructure Engineering, Karachi 75270, Pakistan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Civil Engineering, Pulau Pinang 14300, Malaysia

Abstract: Accident Reporting Form (ARF) is the basic building block of an Accident Database. Incorrect and incomplete forms result into the formation of erroneo read more...

Keywords: Accident Reporting Form, Investigating Officer, Crash Location, Road Environment

Exploring the Transferability of FEATHERS – An Activity Based Travel Demand Model – For Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 2 (2019), PP 01 - 09

Published: 02 Dec 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.02.001

by Hoang Thuy Linh, Muhammad Adnan , Wim Ectors, Bruno Kochan, Tom Bellemens, Vu Anh Tuan from UHasselt – Universiteit Hasselt, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Agoralaan, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Transport and Communications, Lang Thoung, Dong Da, Ha Noi, Vietnam, Vietnamese-German Transportation Research Centre, Vietnamese-German University, Bin Duong new city, Vietnam

Abstract: This paper presents descriptive analyses to investigate the transferability of FEATHERS, an activity-based travel demand model developed for Flanders read more...

Keywords: transferability, activity based travel demand model, action space, schedule pattern

Modeling framework for supporting taxi policy making

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 1 (2019), PP 27 - 36

Published: 26 Apr 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.03.01.004

by Josep Maria Salanova Grau, Miquel Estrada from Centre for Research and Technology Hellas/Hellenic Institute of Transport, Thessaloniki, Greece, 57001 Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, 08034

Abstract: Taxi services account for a significant part of the daily trips in most cities around the world. These services are regulated by a central authority, read more...

Keywords: taxi modeling, agent-based modeling, modeling framework

Evaluating Reinforcement Learning State Representations for Adaptive Traffic Signal Control

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 1 (2019), PP 19 - 26

Published: 16 Apr 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.01.003

by Wade Gendersa, Saiedeh Razavi from Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, L8S 4L8, McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics, Hamilton, Canada, L8S 4L8

Abstract: Reinforcement learning has shown potential for developing effective adaptive traffic signal controllers to reduce traffic congestion and improve mobil read more...

Keywords: adaptive traffic signal control, deep reinforcement learning, intelligent transportation systems, applied machine learning, transportation simulation, neural networks

Dynamic, multi- and intermodal bike sharing in agent-based modelling

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 1 (2019), PP 09 - 17

Published: 13 Apr 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.01.002

by Cornelia Hebenstreit, Martin Fellendorf from Institute of Highway Engineering and Transport Planning, Graz, University of Technology, Graz, Austria, 8010

Abstract: Negative effects of traffic, like congestion, air and noise pollution are among the reasons why environmentally friendly solutions are promoted. Bike read more...

Keywords: Bike Sharing, Transport Simulation, MATSim, Route Choice, Agent-based Simulation, Intramodality

The matching problem of empty vehicle redistribution in autonomous taxi systems

JTTM, volume-01 , Issue 1 (2019), PP 01 - 08

Published: 10 Apr 2019

DOI: 10.5383/JTTM.01.01.001

by Tatiana Babicheva, Wilco Burghout, Ingmar Andreasson , Nadege Faul from VEDECOM, 23 bis Allée des Marronniers, 78000 Versailles, France, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden, LogistikCentrum AB, Osbergsgatan 4 A, 42677 V.Frolunda, Sweden, DAVID, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 55 Avenue de Paris, 78000 Versailles, France

Abstract: This article discusses empty vehicle redistribution algorithms for PRT and autonomous taxi services from a passenger service perspective. In modern li read more...

Keywords: Empty Vehicle Redistribution, Fleet-size, Autonomous Taxi, Matching Problem