Project: Diadem 8.1 Development of Integrated Assignment & Design

Reference: H107C

Last update: 24/05/2004 15:30:45


This research is to produce a report reviewing earlier research by MVA on variable-demand modelling. The research is necessary to deal with forecasting and assignment of trips to a highly congested road network.


A report (which will be linked with work done under project H107B).


W S Atkins & Partners (Birmingham)
Auchinleck House, Five Ways, Birmingham, B15 1DJ
0121 633 2560

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £20,000.00

Actual start date: 22 January 2001

Actual completion date: 30 September 2003


Combined variable demand and traffic assignment: a hyper-network formulation.
Author: Dirck Van Vliet (WS Atkins)
Publication date: 19/06/2003
Source: DfT Website
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Summary of results

  1. A report of the options was undertaken, accompanied by a review and development of findings from earlier research by MVA. Two ways of overcoming the shortcomings in MVA's research were identified and tested.