Connecting Macroscopic and Microscopic Traffic Assignment

  • Michael BehrischEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


There are several methods of traffic assignment related to static assignment of link costs and a dynamic assignment based on microscopic traffic simulation which are implemented in SUMO. This paper compares the different approaches and implementations and shows how to combine them to derive a good starting solution for the more precise microscopic approach from the coarse macroscopic solution. In addition, a new tool from the SUMO suite and some first results of applying the schema to the city of Berlin are presented.


SUMO Macroscopic assignment Dynamic user assignment Microscopic traffic simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Aerospace CenterBerlinGermany

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