Projects and articles of Dirk Engels

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    Dirk Engels

    Dirk Engels graduated as a civil engineer at KU Leuven and is a recognised EIA expert in the discipline 'People, Mobility', for drawing up environmental impact reports for the Flemish Government, LNE. He also completed a postgraduate course in "Urbanism and Spatial Planning". As an independent mobility expert, he supports TML with his extensive experience in traffic modeling and the design, management, and evaluation of multi-modal traffic systems. His expertise is built on the active role he played in a large number of mobility studies at urban, regional, and European levels such as urban mobility plans, impact studies, parking studies, and the design and evaluation of multimodal transport systems. Recently, he was mainly active as an evaluation expert in various European projects such as CIVITAS SATELLITE, where he coordinated the evaluation of current urban projects, and in SMARTA where rural mobility solutions were tested. In Flanders, he supports the design process and the practical traffic organisation of the works for the Oosterweel connection with traffic engineering and modeling insights, and he acts as an EIA expert for mobility for the R0 East. In collaboration with various urban designers, he also participates in various local master plans and the 'Bouwmeesterscan' of Flemish municipalities.
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bridge Antwerp Spoor Noord

Mobility Advice Lantis

TML is one of the mobility advisors for Lantis.


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.


Environmental Impact Assessment Report Oosterweel Connection

Mobility aspects


Guidelines EIA Mobility

New guidelines for the mobility discipline under the various EIA procedures


Antwerp Expo - Strategic vision for parking

Antwerp Expo: Strategic vision for parking

bicycle in the city


Models for Optimizing Dynamic Urban Mobility

MER-plan A102 R11

Plan-MER A102/R11bis

Elaboration of the mobility aspect within the plan-EIR for the Antwerp tangents A102/R11bis

map of Antwerp

Parking Study for the City of Antwerp

Revision of the current parking policy plan


Parking study Grote Markt Blankenberge

Parking balance and parking duration study for a new public parking infrastructure

road map of Antwerp

Dynamic Traffic Model Antwerp

Development of a macroscopic dynamic traffic model for the Antwerp region.

Express Tramline Hasselt-Maastricht

Express Tramline Hasselt-Maastricht

Impact of the express tramline 1 Hasselt-Maastricht

rural road


How can we exploit the potential of sustainable and innovative mobility solutions in rural areas?


Road Works Management

Road Works Management during the construction of the BRABO 2 tramlines in Antwerp


Environmental Impact Report (MER) R0 East

Environmental Impact Report - mobility aspect - of the eastern part of the Brussels Ring (R0)


Strategic Freight Model Flanders

Policy support using the strategic freight model Flanders



Coordination of research and innovation in the framework of CIVITAS 2020.

aerial photo Antwerp Expo

PlanMER-screening Antwerp Expo

Mobility analysis to support the PlanMER-screening of Antwerp Expo

Microsimulation R23

Microscopic traffic simulation Leuven Ringroad

Traffic analysis (microscopic simulation) of the Leuven Ringroad (R23)



Demonstration of innovative sustainable mobility measures in European cities.

bus stop


Tool for the calculation of an 'accessibility score'

city commuters


Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators

bicyle tunnel

Bicycle Database

A knowledge database for foreign and domestic best bicycle practices

traffic lights

Management System for the Traffic Lights in Antwerp

Design and implementation of an innovative management system and control strategy.


Urban renewal project Scheldt quays

Innovative vision of the Scheldt quays as a connection between city and water, and as a junction of urban multimodal movements.

cyclists pedestrians

Flemish Bouwmeester Scan

Broadening analysis with suggestions for a transition to a quality living environment, based on a more sustainable use of the environment.


Demonstration project Merelbeke


Evaluation framework temporary traffic measures



Improving carpooling by changes in attitudes and motivational triggers in 5 cities in Europe, among which Leuven


Transport Success Stories

Transport success stories on environment


City Programme Roeselare

Analysis of the mobility situation in Roeselare

Noorderlijn tram

Road Works Impact Management Noorderlijn Antwerp

Road works management during the improvement works of the Noorderlijn in Antwerp.

Masterplan Izegem (Palmbout Urban Landscapes)

Master Plan Izegem

Elaboration of an integrated master plan for the city of Izegem

Gent post-circulationplan; copyright Jeroen Willems

Assessment of Gent’s traffic circulation plan

Extensive analysis of the effects of the traffic circulation plan for the inner city of Gent.

Optimism logo


Optimizing Passenger Transport Information to Materialize Insights for Sustainable Mobility

map of 'the loop', Gent

Parking Management The Loop

Integrated sustainable parking management on the site The Loop

railway area Lokeren (@Palmbout)

Urban Renewal Lokeren Railway Station Area

Update of the master plan of the railway station area and Park ter Beuken

Bodart Square Leuven

Bodart Square Leuven

Integrated design of the intersection Koning Boudewijnlaan - Leuven Ringway

roads by night

Feasibility Study Tool Urban Network Management

Commercial feasibility of the development of a tool for urban mobility measures

simulation Heldenplein Brussels

New Tramlines in Brussels

Traffic engineering design of new tramlines around Brussels


Improved Monitoring of Traffic Signal Controls

Construct a system for quality assessment of traffic control systems in Flanders

environmental impact assessment (EIR) Ronse

Project EIR N60 Ronse

Elaboration discipline Human-Mobility in the Project EIR for the missing link ‘extension N60 Ronse’


TML'ers have their say! #4

In this section we would like to introduce you to our colleagues at TML. This way you get to know us a little better and discover what everyone within TML is doing. Recently we had a conversation with Willem, Dirk, Kris, and Hanne!

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