Projects and articles of Dirk Engels
ResearcherDirk Engels is Master of Science in Transport Engineering (obtained at the KU Leuven) and is EIR expert for the Flemish Government, LNE, in the field ‘Human’, Mobility, assigned to draw up a report on environmental effects. He also followed a post graduate course ‘Urbanism and Spatial Planning’. He worked for 25 years for TRITEL as a project manager and director. He supports TML as independent mobility expert with his broad expertise in the design and management of traffic systems and traffic modelling. He played an active role in a wide range of studies on urban; regional and EU level making mobility impact studies and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans and designing multi-modal transport systems. He also participated actively in a large number of studies on EU level as Evaluation Manager , Project manager or supporting expert ( e.g. CHAMP, QUEST, CIVITAS ELAN, CIVITAS VIVALDI, …).
Road Works Impact Management bridges Albert canal
Advice building contractor Franki on the Development of a Road Works Impact Management Plan related to the construction works at the bridges of the Albert canal.
Coordination of research and innovation in the framework of CIVITAS 2020.
Demonstration of innovative sustainable mobility measures in European cities.
Road Works Impact Management Noorderlijn Antwerp
Road works management during the improvement works of the Noorderlijn in Antwerp.
Dynamic Traffic Model Antwerp
Development of a macroscopic dynamic traffic model for the Antwerp region.
PlanMER-screening Antwerp Expo
Mobility analysis to support the PlanMER-screening of Antwerp Expo
Feasibility Study Tool Urban Network Management
Commercial feasibility of the development of a tool for urban mobility measures
Elaboration of the mobility aspect within the plan-EIR for the Antwerp tangents A102/R11bis
Management System for the Traffic Lights in Antwerp
Design and implementation of an innovative management system and control strategy.
Assessment of Gent’s traffic circulation plan
Extensive analysis of the effects of the traffic circulation plan for the inner city of Gent.
Mobility Advice BAM
TML is one of the mobility advisors for BAM.
Improving carpooling by changes in attitudes and motivational triggers in 5 cities in Europe, among which Leuven
Improved Monitoring of Traffic Signal Controls
Construct a system for quality assessment of traffic control systems in Flanders
Master Plan Izegem
Elaboration of an integrated master plan for the city of Izegem
New Tramlines in Brussels
Traffic engineering design of new tramlines around Brussels
Express Tramline Hasselt-Maastricht
Impact of the express tramline 1 Hasselt-Maastricht
Guidelines EIA Mobility
New guidelines for the mobility discipline under the various EIA procedures
Transport Success Stories
Transport success stories on environment
A knowledge database for foreign and domestic best bicycle practices
Antwerp Expo - Strategic vision for parking
Antwerp Expo: Strategic vision for parking
Bodart Square Leuven
Integrated design of the intersection Koning Boudewijnlaan - Leuven Ringway
Models for Optimizing Dynamic Urban Mobility
Project EIR N60 Ronse
Elaboration discipline Human-Mobility in the Project EIR for the missing link ‘extension N60 Ronse’
City Programme Roeselare
Analysis of the current and planned mobility situation
Parking Study City of Antwerp
Revision of the current parking policy plan for the city of Antwerp
Environmental Impact Assessment Report Oosterweel Connection
Road Works Management
Road Works Management during the construction of the BRABO 2 tramlines in Antwerp
Parking Study for the City of Antwerp
Revision of the current parking policy plan
Optimizing Passenger Transport Information to Materialize Insights for Sustainable Mobility
Parking study Grote Markt Blankenberge
Parking balance and parking duration study for a new public parking infrastructure
Parking Management The Loop
Integrated sustainable parking management on the site The Loop
Pilot study to develop the concept of 'smart rural transport areas'
Strategic Freight Model Flanders
Policy support using the strategic freight model Flanders
Urban Renewal Lokeren Railway Station Area
Update of the master plan of the railway station area and Park ter Beuken
Microscopic traffic simulation Leuven Ringroad
Traffic analysis (microscopic simulation) of the Leuven Ringroad (R23)
Tool for the calculation of an 'accessibility score'