Energy: Strategic transport models output vehicle flows and average link speeds on road and public transport network links. Flows are usually categorised by vehicle type, typically passenger cars; and commercial vehicles (disaggregated by light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles), as well as bus flows and bus speeds. Average speed and fuel consumption relationships may be used to estimate total fuel consumption on each link. National evaluation guidelines in Australia recommend typical values for a number of evaluation parameters, including fuel consumption estimation.
Travel time to major cities: a global map of accessibility
[click to go to website] A new map published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and published in the World Bank’s World Development Report 2009, measures urbanisation from the new perspective of travel time to 8,500 major cities. By using travel-time as a unit of measurement, the map of Travel Time to Major Cities … Read more