Sensitivity Analysis of a Dynamic Equilibrium Model for Route and Arrival Time Choice

  • Giuseppe Bellei
  • Maurizio Bielli
Conference paper
Part of the Transportation Analysis book series (TRANSANALY)


In order to assess the performances of information systems to road users and of demand management measures, it is necessary to simulate dynamics of traffic flows on the transport network and users’ behaviour. This can be accomplished by taking into account several aspects such as users’ information level, travel demand distribution over time and the expected smoothing effect of adopted measures and information systems. A computational procedure to perform this assessment for various traffic scenarios and hypotheses about users’ behaviour is presented in this paper. Moreover, the indicators needed to quantify information systems and demand management effectiveness are identified together with parameters defining traffic scenarios. The results of an application of the procedure as a deterministic simulation tool are also presented and discussed.


Travel Time Route Choice Demand Management Trip Planning Traffic Assignment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Bellei
    • 1
  • Maurizio Bielli
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Idraulica, Transporti e StradeUniversità degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”RomaItalia
  2. 2.Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed InformaticaConsiglio Nazionale delle RicercheRomaItalia

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