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672 - 15 May 2015: Supplement
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Juliana O’Rourke
The focus for Data & Modelling 2015, along with the issues to be discussed at Modelling World 2015 on June 4 at London's Kia Oval, is on what... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially for... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
We live in an increasingly multi-modal world. Travel patterns become more complex and less predictable year on year. Big data provides more information about travel patterns and network conditions in more detail and with more accuracy than ever before, and clearly offers the opportunity to provide more powerful and more predictive models
When it comes to getting from A to B, we live in an increasingly multi-modal world. Travel patterns become more complex and less predictable year on... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Hovering in the background of all these questions is perhaps the biggest unanswered question of all: how do we deal with the privacy problem? While... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
For the past ten years Tom van Vuren has chaired Modelling World, which is now firmly established as a must-go event for finding out about new developments in the field of transport modelling, data and analysis, for discussing emerging challenges that the profession faces and for networking with colleagues, clients and suppliers. Tom is a Divisional Director at Mott MacDonald, where he developed and continues to lead the PRISM strategic model of the West Midlands. Since 2004 Tom has held an appointment as Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds.
As long as I have been a transport modeller, equilibrium has been the Holy Grail. On the one hand, our lecturers and text-books tell us that such a... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Car clubs exemplify changes in mobility trends. Car clubs were thought to be the `big thing` that could reduce car dependency in urban areas, yet we did not really predict their growth and impact
Serbjeet Kohli
Years ago, much more effort was required to build even skeletal network models. We didn’t have the geographical information, and much of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
The Urban Traffic Management and 
Air Quality (uTRAQ) project
Christopher Kettell, TRL; Mark Brackstone, Jordi Casas and Josep Maria Aymami, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems; Roland Leigh and Ed Lamb, University of Leicester
The Urban Traffic Management and Air Quality (uTRAQ) project uses satellite-generated atmospheric data to help local authorities devise traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Davidson and Helen Porter, Peter Davidson Consultancy
Choice modelling models people’s choices and decisions, whether they be decisions about transport, consumer purchases, activities or lifestyle.... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Rob Bain
When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often... continue