A new methodological framework for within-day dynamic estimation of pollutant emissions in a large congested urban network

Authors

  • Stefano Gori Roma Tre University
  • Simone La Spada Roma Tre University
  • Livia Mannini Roma Tre University
  • Marialisa Nigro Roma Tre University

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https://doi.org/10.18757/ejtir.2014.14.3.3034

Abstract

This paper presents a new methodological framework to address the problem of estimating pollutant emissions for large congested urban networks in a within-day dynamic context. It consists of three main modules: 1) a module to compute pollutant emissions for general links; 2) a module to compute pollutant emissions for all links approaching a signalized intersection; 3) a module to compute pollutant emissions for all links approaching an unsignalized intersection. A dynamic mesoscopic assignment model is performed to derive the main dynamic input of each one of the modules. All the modules have been tested in a real case study (the district of Eur in the city of Rome, Italy), so confirming the reliability of the developed models and their applicability for the estimation of pollutant emissions.

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2014-06-01

How to Cite

Gori, S., Spada, S. L., Mannini, L., & Nigro, M. (2014). A new methodological framework for within-day dynamic estimation of pollutant emissions in a large congested urban network. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 14(3). https://doi.org/10.18757/ejtir.2014.14.3.3034

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