Selected Aspects of the Methodology of Traffic Flows Surveys and Measurements on an Urban Agglomeration Scale with Regard to ITS Projects

  • Renata ŻochowskaEmail author
  • Grzegorz Karoń
  • Ryszard Janecki
  • Aleksander Sobota
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 21)


The article presents the scope and the algorithm of traffic flows surveys and measurements (TFSM) necessary for the construction of an urban agglomeration transportation model (UATM) for ITS projects. The basic guidelines for determining the locations of the measurement points have also been discussed. To show the structure of TFSM the algorithm of action during Comprehensive Traffic and Transportation Studies for Transportation Modeling with Evaluation of ITS Project, has been presented. The examples relate in particular to urban agglomeration with the nature of a conurbation - Upper Silesian Agglomeration in Poland.


Comprehensive traffic and transportation study Measurement points Traffic flows surveys and measurements Agglomeration transportation model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renata Żochowska
    • 1
    Email author
  • Grzegorz Karoń
    • 1
  • Ryszard Janecki
    • 2
  • Aleksander Sobota
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland
  2. 2.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of EconomicsKatowicePoland

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