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Communications at congresses:
Win-Win transport strategies: searching for synergies.
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Transport
Information
Abstract
The need of an urban transport strategy on urban areas which solves the environmental problems derived from traffic without decreasing the trip attraction of these urban areas is taken for granted. Besides there is also a clear consensus among researchers and institutions in the need for integrated transport strategies (May et al., 2006; Zhang et al., 2006). But there is still a lack of knowledge on the policy measures to be implemented. This research aims to deepen in the understanding of how do different measures interact when implemented together: synergies and complementarities between them. The methodological approach to achieve this objective has been the double analysis ? quantitative and comprehensive ? of the different impacts produced, first of all by each of the measures by itself, and later on combining these measures. For this analysis, we have first defined the objectives to achieve within the transport strategy ? emissions and noise decrease without losing trip attraction - , and then selecting the measures to test the effects these objectives generate. This selection has been based on a literature review, searching for measures with have proven to be successful in achieving at least one of the objectives. The different policies and policy combinations have been tested in a multimodal transport model, considering the city of Madrid as case study. The final aim of the research is to find a transport strategy which produces positive impact in all the objectives established, this is a win-win strategy.
International
Si
Congress
XVIII Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería de Tránsito, Transporte y Logística, PANAM 2014.
960
Place
Santander
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
0000-0000
Start Date
11/06/2014
End Date
13/06/2014
From page
1
To page
16
XVIII Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería de Tránsito, Transporte y Logística, PANAM 2014.
Participants
  • Autor: Cristina Valdés Serrano (UPM)
  • Autor: Andres Monzon De Caceres (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transporte y Territorio
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