Simulating participatory urban freight transport policy-making: Accounting for heterogeneous stakeholders’ preferences and interaction effects
Edoardo Marcucci (),
Michela Le Pira,
Matteo Ignaccolo and
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 2017, vol. 103, issue C, 69-86
This paper proposes a novel approach to support participatory decision-making processes in the context of urban freight transport through the integration of discrete choice modeling and agent-based modeling. The methodology is based on an innovative multilayer network and opinion dynamics models and applied to the case study of Rome’s limited traffic zone. Simulation results produce a ranking of plausible policies that maximize consensus building while minimizing utility losses due to the negotiation process. These results can be used to support real participatory decision-making processes on freight-related policies accounting both for stakeholders’ heterogeneous preferences and their interaction effects.
Keywords: City logistics; Stakeholder engagement; Agent-based modeling; Discrete choice modeling; Stakeholder heterogeneity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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