id 
ecaade2015_64 
authors 
Nourian, Pirouz; Rezvani, Samaneh, Sariyildiz, Sevil and Hoeven, Franklinvander 
year 
2015 
title 
CONFIGURBANIST  Urban Configuration Analysis for Walking and Cycling via Easiest Paths 
source 
Martens, B, Wurzer, G, Grasl T, Lorenz, WE and Schaffranek, R (eds.), Real Time  Proceedings of the 33rd eCAADe Conference  Volume 1, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 1618 September 2015, pp. 553564 
wos 
WOS:000372317300060 
summary 
In a quest for promoting sustainable modes of mobility, we have revisited how feasible and suitable is it for people to walk or cycle to their destinations in a neighbourhood. We propose a few accessibility measures based on an 'Easiest Path' algorithm that provides also actual temporal distance between locations. This algorithm finds paths that are as short, flat and straightforward as possible. Considering several 'points of interest', the methods can answer such questions as “do I have a 5 minutes 'easy' walking/cycling access to all/any of these points?” or, “which is the preferred point of interest with 'easy' walking cycling access?” We redefine catchment zones using Fuzzy logics and allow for mapping 'closeness' considering preferences such as 'how far' people are willing to go on foot/bike for reaching a particular destination. The accessibility measures are implemented in the toolkit CONFIGURBANIST to provide realtime analysis of urban networks for design and planning. 
series 
eCAADe 
email 
p.nourian@tudelft.nl 
more 
https://mhengage.ltcc.tuwien.ac.at/engage/ui/watch.html?id=b1dffea270d911e58e0c0377ddcc509c 
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