Traffic Simulation for All: A Real World Traffic Scenario from the City of Bologna

  • Laura BiekerEmail author
  • Daniel Krajzewicz
  • AntonioPio Morra
  • Carlo Michelacci
  • Fabio Cartolano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


A large effort is needed to gather, convert and adapt all the data needed to replicate a part of a real road network. To allow performing real-world evaluations using SUMO out-of-the-box, three “real-world” traffic simulation scenarios that represent parts of the city of Bologna are made available to the public. With these scenarios, researchers are able to start their investigations with little preparation effort and can concentrate on their research questions. This article describes, evaluates, and discusses the scenarios.


Real world traffic scenario Open data Validation Microscopic simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Bieker
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel Krajzewicz
    • 1
  • AntonioPio Morra
    • 2
  • Carlo Michelacci
    • 2
  • Fabio Cartolano
    • 3
  1. 1.German Aerospace CenterBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Comune di BolognaBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Consorzio ib InnovationBolognaItaly

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