Configurational Modelling of Urban Movement Networks

  title={Configurational Modelling of Urban Movement Networks},
  author={Alan Penn and Bill Hillier and David Banister and J Xu},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  pages={59 - 84}
  • A. Penn, B. Hillier, +1 author J. Xu
  • Published 1998
  • Computer Science
  • Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
Transportation research has usually seen road networks as inert systems to be navigated and eventually filled up by traffic. A new type of ‘configurational’ road network modelling, coupled to detailed studies of vehicular and pedestrian flows, has shown that road networks have a much more constructive role. They strongly influence the pattern of flows through quantifiable properties of the network ‘configuration’. Recent research results are presented showing that rates of vehicular movement in… Expand
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