Improving the Assessment of Transport External Costs Using FCD Data
This paper presents a methodology for a better assessment of transport variables used for the estimation of external costs by using FCD data. It is based on the estimation of performance spread factors able to expand to the whole day the peak hour results usually carried out by transport and impact models. The application to a real-size test case in Rome showed the promising results of the proposed approach.
KeywordsFCD data Transport external costs Modelling Impacts Assessment
Authors would like to thank the City Transport Agency of Rome (Roma Servizi per la Mobilità) that, within the project “Development of a Decision Support System for monitoring of traffic, environmental and accident”, provided FCD data used in this study.
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