Dynamic Traffic Model Brussels

Development of a macroscopic dynamic traffic model for the Brussels region

Commissioned by the Flemish Traffic Centre, the THV TML-Technum-Grontmij builds a macroscopic dynamic traffic model for the Brussels region. Such a dynamic model can simulate congestion and travel times much more realistically than the traditional static models. In addition, the lower computation time allows large analyses at network level compared to microscopic simulations.

The macroscopic dynamic traffic model Brussels is the second model of this type in Flanders ( after Antwerp, built by the same THV). This model can be used for future scenario analyses and support to dynamic traffic management (e.g. route advice in incident situations).

The TML team has years of academic experience with macroscopic traffic modelling, and therefore takes the project management on their behalf. In addition, TML is responsible for the calibration of the traffic model. We will pay special attention to proper observance of congestion during the calibration process. TML is also leading the second and third part of the project, namely scenario modelling and updating the existing situation.

reports

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period

2017 - 2018

funded by

Departement Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken, Vlaams Verkeerscentrum

partners

Technum, Grontmij

researchers

Ruben Corthout, Rodric Frederix, Willem Himpe

contact

Ruben Corthout

+32 16 74.51.27
reference: 16042