Author(s): C. Danoh, A. N’Diaye & J. Marchal
Urban transport problems have become more widespread and severe than ever in
both industrialised and developing countries alike.
Facing this situation, there is
a real need in developing new strategies and innovative tools for transportation
and town-planning, as well as economic activities (public or private), within the
The current tools and systems for solving transport problems are based on
using several sub-management tools related to transportation infrastructures,
town-planning, road traffic, environmental effects…, which are not sufficiently
These solutions lead to a severe handicap for urban homogenous
and mastered development.
That is why the “Urban mobility” has to be
The main idea in this article concerns the development of a
multimodal, prospective and flexible tool for the sustainable development of
urban areas, which could help the decision makers in urban transportation fields.
integrated transportation planning, transportation data model,
transport modelling, decision help, and sustainable development.
Urban transport problems have become more widespread and severe (Ortuzar
and Willumsen ).
The old problems, such as congestion, pollution accidents
and financial deficits, are now coupled with land use and environmental
This situation reduces significantly the effectiveness of the transport
Thus, several researches have been undertaken in order to solve them.
Therefore, the problems still grow and the planning methodologies developed in
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SW100431
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