Projects and articles of Sven Maerivoet

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    Sven Maerivoet

    Researcher / Communication
    Sven Maerivoet holds a PhD degree in traffic engineering. Within TML he is a member of the Data Enrichment Group. His expertise mainly lies in transportation planning models, traffic flow theory, giving courses and lectures, numerical and statistical analysis of various big data, travel time loss functions, multi-agent systems, sustainability effects in cities, external costs of road congestion, the related parking problems and innovative technological solutions, (cooperative) intelligent transportation systems (C-ITS), road user charging, connected, cooperative and automated vehicles, Open Data, Mobility-as-a-Service, Smart Cities, and Telraam. He is coordinator of the international nuMIDAS Horizon 2020 project, and regularly acts as reviewer for the European calls. He is also an active member of several working groups in the ITS Belgium organisation, member of its Board of Directors, and chair of the Belgian MaaS Alliance, former member of the advisory council of the Flemish Institute for Mobility (VIM), and regular reviewer for various scientific journals and conferences. As head of communication at TML, he coordinates all tasks and streamlines the messages.
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Network Design Problem Oslo

Network Design Problem for Oslo greater area


Overview ITS Market Belgium 2010

Opportunities and obstacles for Dutch companies


A Study on Co-modality and Eco Driving Mobility

Data enrichment applied to detailed mobility data


Impact EU ITS Directive

The impact of investments in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Belgium.


Evacuation of Disabled Persons

Development of a model for the evaluation of the accessibility, fire safety and evacuation of disabled persons in the hotel and catering industry


Commercial Vehicle of the Future – IRU Working Group

Commercial vehicle of the future, operating on the infrastructure of the future to ensure efficiency gains, CO2 reduction and increased safety in road transport.


Affordable and Profitable Taxis in Brussels

Examination of the existing tariff structure in the Brussels Capital Region


Guidelines EIA Mobility

New guidelines for the mobility discipline under the various EIA procedures



Flexible traffic management system



Optimising price and location of parking in cities under a sustainability constraint



Validation of travel times based on Cellular Floating Vehicle Data (CFVD)


Expert System for Traffic Data

Quality control and reconstruction of traffic data for traffic indicators

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Analysis of Traffic Congestion in Belgium

Evolution of traffic congestion in light of the growth in traffic demand and possible control measures

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Mobility Study Recreational Cluster 'Moerelei'

An impact study on traffic circulation



Support for a Joint Task Force of Europe, Japan and the USA on setting a common research agenda for assessing the impact of ITS on emissions



Demonstration project for in-car parking navigation


Traffic Circulation Parking Carrefour in Korbeek-Lo

Study about the traffic circulation on and around the parking site


Supporting Smarter Mobility

Intelligent road pricing proves useful in directing change and mobility behaviour


Effects of a Driving Restriction for Heavy Goods Vehicles on Sunday in the Walloon Region

Study of the economic, environmental and traffic effects in the Walloon region of a driving restriction for heavy goods vehicles on Sunday


Estimation of Used Parking Spaces in Leuven

Statistical analysis of payment transactions

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Internalisation of External Costs of Transport in Flanders

To what extent does the transport user internalize their external costs?

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Models for Optimizing Dynamic Urban Mobility

Roundabout Carrefour Herstal

Mobility and Accessibility Study Carrefour Car Park Herstal

Study of traffic circulation in the vicinity of the Carrefour car park in Herstal

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Estimation of Travel Time Losses on Trajectories

How much congestion does a commuter encounter?

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Parking Study for the City of Antwerp

Revision of the current parking policy plan

Coverphoto witboek Beleidsplan Ruimte

Supporting the Development of the White Paper on Spatial Planning Policy in Flanders

TML supported the Flemish government on topics related to mobility


Parking study Grote Markt Blankenberge

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

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HoPE ('Holistic Personal public Eco-Mobility')



Supporting smart mobility by means of data analysis

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Train Scheduling: The Game

Optimisation of train scheduling in a pc simulation game environment


ShopMob Data Analyses

Mobility and rush hour avoidance while shopping: analysing data sets

Supporting ITS Action Plan Flanders

Supporting the Flemish Government in the creation of her ITS Action Plan

Sint-Niklaas, Hendrik Heymanplein

City Renovation in Sint-Niklaas

Concept support for the redesign of the Hendrik Heyman Square


The Impact of Trajectory Speed Control

A concise impact assessment of trajectory speed control on the E40 in Belgium


The Future of ISVAG

Exploration of future scenarios for the ISVAG waste incineration plant

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Garage Swap

Replacing parking spaces by sustainable mobility solutions



Significant and innovative solutions for Safety, Security and Privacy dedicated for automated systems

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Potential of transport infrastructure in curbing CO2-emissions

Exploratory assessment of the potential of road transport infrastructure policy measures to reduce transport CO2 emissions.

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Cooperative ITS - user experience

Study of user experience related to Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS).

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Mobility Management with ANPR

How to use ANPR cameras for traffic management purposes?

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Report on opportunities of smart/sustainable mobility in Belgium

Opportunities smart mobility at the Belgian market.

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Field tests in Flanders (Belgium) with cooperative intelligent transport systems for trucks.

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In the TransAID project we investigated how traffic management can take automated vehicles into account in order to improve traffic efficiency and safety.

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Development and implementation of crowd-sourced, automatic traffic counts with low-cost equipment.

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Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators


Impact studies SmartMove

The Brussels Government reached an agreement on 3 December on a smart road pricing scheme. This was substantiated by TML in collaboration with the Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles. Our impact study (NL and FR) lists the effects on mobility and external costs of transport, budgetary effects and socio-economic effects.

Term 2020

TERM 2020 Train or plane?

Annual TERM report on current developments in the transport and environment area.



nuMIDAS is a Horizon 2020 research project, led by TML, that will build a toolkit to help decision makers in cities tackle new mobility trends and challenges.


MIRA External Costs

Internalization of external costs in Flanders



Modelling of transport volumes for road, rail and inland waterways for the whole world between 1990 and 2100


Vilvoorde traffic and parking guidance with ANPR and PGS technology

Towards a smart digital ANPR and parking guidance system to keep car pressure low and make the city centre accessible and liveable.



Effects of driver assistance and automation on EU-policy and legislation


Evaluation C-ITS

Evaluation of C-ITS pilot projects within 3 areas: technical, impact, and user acceptance

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Context Aware Control

Port of Antwerp containers - Image of HesselVisser, Pixabay

Monitoring instrument of Flemish transport nodes

Exploratory study towards an instrument for quantitative analysis of mobility within the Flemish transport nodes

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Interactive Toolset for Understanding Trade-offs in ATM Performance.

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Optimizing Passenger Transport Information to Materialize Insights for Sustainable Mobility

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