Flexible Transport Services for environmental and sustainable urban mobility: the INTERREG IVC FLIPPER project
© Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (6/2009)
Flexible Transport Services (FTS) have proved to be an advantageous solution in integrating and complementing the provision of conventional public transport services in order to reduce pollution and congestion whilst increasing the social cohesion and encouraging sustainable economic growth especially in urban and metropolitan areas.

Road traffic noise level prediction in the city of Thessaloniki: a comparison between the French and British method
© Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (6/2009)
The EU Directive (2002/49/EC) relating to the assessment and management of environment noise was published in 2002 and it deals mainly with the definition of noise indicators, strategic noise mapping, noise management action plans and prediction methodologies. Until recently the most used method in Europe as well as in Greece for noise prediction was the British method, CRTN.

Statistical modeling approaches for urban traffic noise
© Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (6/2009)
Simulation of urban traffic noise along with a statistical model of traffic noise for the road network in the city center is presented in this paper. The road network of the central park of Patras –Greece was used as the study area. The model’s parameters include traffic volume, with every type of vehicle, and the average speed of vehicles.



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