DATASET

A fine resolution dataset of accessibility under different traffic conditions in European cities

Collection: TEM : Transport Economics and Modelling 

Description

A dataset of different accessibility indicators for all urban areas with more than 250 thousand people in the EU27, the UK, Switzerland and Norway. Each city is analysed by means of a population grid of 500 m by 500 m and represented by a wider area covering both the densely populated urban centre and the commuting zone. To capture congestion, we measure accessibility for each grid cell at different times of the day that correspond to different traffic conditions using the detailed network and congestion information provided by TomTom.

Contact

Email
panayotis.christidis (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

  • Hugo Poelman
  • Paolo Bolsi
  • Aris Christodoulou
  • Lewis Dijkstra
  • Panayotis Christidis
    0000-0002-0921-9039

How to cite

Poelman, Hugo; Bolsi, Paolo; Christodoulou, Aris; Dijkstra, Lewis; Christidis, Panayotis (2020): A fine resolution dataset of accessibility under different traffic conditions in European cities. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/10794b95-7028-4207-8795-546161841126

Keywords

accessibility, congestion, traffic, urban areas, cities, fine resolution, grid cells

Publications

Publication
A fine resolution dataset of accessibility under different traffic conditions in European cities
Christodoulou, A., Dijkstra, L., Christidis, P., Bolsi, P. and Poelman, H., A fine resolution dataset of accessibility under different traffic conditions in European cities, SCIENTIFIC DATA, ISSN 2052-4463 (online), 7, 2020, p. 279, JRC121013.
  • NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, LONDON, ENGLAND
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  • Abstract

    Urban accessibility and congestion indicators allow us to benchmark cities. If these indicators are also available at a fine resolution, we can compare different neighbourhoods within a city. We present a dataset of different accessibility indicators for all urban areas with more than 250 thousand people in the EU27, the UK, Switzerland and Norway. Each city is analysed by means of a population grid of 500 m by 500 m and represented by a wider area covering both the densely populated urban centre and the commuting zone. To capture congestion, we measure accessibility for each grid cell at different times of the day that correspond to different traffic conditions using the detailed network and congestion information provided by TomTom.

Geographic areas

European Union

Temporal coverage

From date To date
2011 2011

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-12-15
Modified date
2021-12-15
Issued date
2020
Landing page
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-020-00619-7 
Data theme(s)
Transport
Update frequency
other
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/10794b95-7028-4207-8795-546161841126
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