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April 25 - 27 DTA Modelling with Dynameq i

3 days
Description:

A comprehensive course intended for modellers who will develop, maintain or analyze traffic simulation models with Dynameq 4. Participants will develop a basic understanding of traffic simulation and dynamic user-equilibrium traffic assignment (DTA), and get an in-depth look at new features for developing and visualizing large-scale traffic simulation models. A series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises cover network representation, signal control, data validation, visualization, animation and results interpretation, model calibration and auditing, and sub-area and traversal computations.

Prerequisites:

Previous experience in transportation system modelling and/or traffic engineering is recommended but not required.

Seattle Register
May 9 - 12 Transport Modelling with Emme i

4 days
Description:

A comprehensive introduction to the essentials of transportation planning and travel demand forecasting with Emme, including theoretical context and hands-on experience with tools for data management and network editing, demand modelling, multimodal network modelling, mapping, analysis and scenario evaluation. Participants will develop proficiency with Emme Desktop to edit network data and to create rich maps, charts and tables for reporting, and with Emme Modeller to prepare and run standard model procedures, including matrix operations and traffic and transit assignments, to monitor runs in the logbook, and to work with tool specifications, snapshots and notebooks. A basic four-step travel demand model is introduced.

Prerequisites:

Experience in transportation system modelling is recommended but not required.

Brisbane Register
May 15 Traffic Applications i

1 day
Description:

Deepen your knowledge of private transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including ramp-to-ramp tolls, distance-based capped tolls, path-based assignment and analysis, assignment with warm start, stochastic traffic assignment, demand adjustment, identifying the best count locations, subarea extraction and exporting to Dynameq.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Traffic Assignment and Traffic Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Brisbane Register
May 16 Transit Applications i

1 day
Description:

Deepen your knowledge of public transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including variants on optimal strategies, journey levels, fare modelling, traversal analysis, congested transit assignment, stochastic transit assignment and GTFS import.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Transit Assignment and Transit Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Brisbane Register
May 17 Emme Notebook and Scripting i

1 day
Description:

Drag and drop tools, worksheets and reports into the Emme Notebook to create compelling visuals and automated workflows. Customize models with the Emme Modeller API and Python flow control. Monitor model runs and audit models. Examples are presented to illustrate results analyses using the Network API and Matrix API, and to customize reports with the Desktop API. Participants will use basic Python scripting, including libraries, variables, conditions, iterators and dictionaries.

Prerequisites:

Familiarity with Emme Desktop and Emme Modeller. Completion of Python tutorial sections 1-5 or equivalent; sections 6-8 recommended.

Brisbane Register
May 18 Building Modeller Tools - Scripting 2 i

1/2 day (AM)
Description:

Develop your own Modeller tools with customized front ends and logging. Leverage tools from the Emme Standard toolbox, use Emme APIs calls, third-party Python libraries and your own code. Share your tools in toolboxes with open or compiled code.

Prerequisites:

Emme Notebook and Scripting.

Brisbane Register
May 18 Worksheet Customization i

1/2 day (PM)
Description:

Learn how to modify existing worksheets or create brand new ones to fit your needs by adding/reordering layers, saving predefined expressions, syncing parameters, creating layers with user-defined GUI, using substitutions, defining new parameters and attributes, adding legends and more.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Brisbane Register

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Course Descriptions

DTA Modelling with Dynameq

3 days

A comprehensive course intended for modellers who will develop, maintain or analyze traffic simulation models with Dynameq 4. Participants will develop a basic understanding of traffic simulation and dynamic user-equilibrium traffic assignment (DTA), and get an in-depth look at new features for developing and visualizing large-scale traffic simulation models. A series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises cover network representation, signal control, data validation, visualization, animation and results interpretation, model calibration and auditing, and sub-area and traversal computations.

Included modules:

DTA Modelling

3 days

Learn about Dynameq inputs including vehicle classes/types, network attributes and events, driver behavior parameters such as gap-acceptance and follow-up time, control plans and time-dependent matrices. Gain an understanding of traffic flow principles and the fundamental diagram, generalized cost, dynamic user equilibrium and model convergence. Edit and validate networks, run DTAs, interpret and analyze simulation and path results through a variety of visual displays as well as using expressions, histograms, scatter plots, select-link operations and scenario comparisons.

Prerequisites: None
Prerequisites:

Previous experience in transportation system modelling and/or traffic engineering is recommended but not required.

Transport Modelling with Emme

4 days

A comprehensive introduction to the essentials of transportation planning and travel demand forecasting with Emme, including theoretical context and hands-on experience with tools for data management and network editing, demand modelling, multimodal network modelling, mapping, analysis and scenario evaluation. Participants will develop proficiency with Emme Desktop to edit network data and to create rich maps, charts and tables for reporting, and with Emme Modeller to prepare and run standard model procedures, including matrix operations and traffic and transit assignments, to monitor runs in the logbook, and to work with tool specifications, snapshots and notebooks. A basic four-step travel demand model is introduced.

Included modules:

Emme Basics

full day

Introduction to the Emme Project, database, scenarios, networks and network elements, modes, attributes, partitions and matrices. Get acquainted with the Emme Desktop, including maps, charts and tables, explorers and tools, legends and styles, spatial reference and basemaps.

Prerequisites: None

Network Editor and Calculators

full day

Edit modes, nodes, links, turns and transit lines. Write expressions to manipulate network attributes and matrix values with Calculators. Modify networks and matrices with Modeller tools.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Assignment

half day

Introduction to traffic assignment, including the road network representation for multiclass assignment, the principles of user equilibrium assignment, running a SOLA traffic assignment and displaying results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Analysis

half day

Introduction to traffic analysis. Validate traffic assignment results against counts and travel times. Display traffic analysis results. Compare results between scenarios. Perform basic path analyses, including path selection, trip-length distribution and select-link analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Traffic Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Assignment

half day

Introduction to transit assignment, including the principles of the optimal strategy and frequency-based transit assignment, trip component times/costs and perception factors, running an extended transit assignment and displaying global results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Analysis

half day

Introduction to transit analysis. Display transit analysis results, including transit line results along itineraries, transit line profiles and accessibility. Compute matrix results, network results, strategy-based analysis, select-line analysis and path-based analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Transit Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

Experience in transportation system modelling is recommended but not required.

Private Transport Modelling with Emme

2 days

A comprehensive course on traffic assignment and analysis. Gain an understanding of the principles of user equilibrium assignment, multiclass generalized cost, various traffic assignment methods and their appropriate applications. Learn through hands-on exercises how to estimate/adjust demand matrices, model a variety of tolling schemes, validate against counts and travel times, perform analyses, visualize results, and create subarea models.

Included modules:

Traffic Assignment

half day

Introduction to traffic assignment, including the road network representation for multiclass assignment, the principles of user equilibrium assignment, running a SOLA traffic assignment and displaying results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Analysis

half day

Introduction to traffic analysis. Validate traffic assignment results against counts and travel times. Display traffic analysis results. Compare results between scenarios. Perform basic path analyses, including path selection, trip-length distribution and select-link analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Traffic Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of private transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including ramp-to-ramp tolls, distance-based capped tolls, path-based assignment and analysis, assignment with warm start, stochastic traffic assignment, demand adjustment, identifying the best count locations, subarea extraction and exporting to Dynameq.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Traffic Assignment and Traffic Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Public Transport Modelling with Emme

2 days

A comprehensive course on transit assignment and analysis. Gain an understanding of the principles of optimal strategies, frequency-based transit assignment, journey levels and variants of the optimal strategy assignment. Learn through hands-on exercises to model various fare systems, pedestrian access/egress, express services, and crowding on vehicles and platforms. Perform analyses, such as station-to-station matrices, line-to-line transfers and transit path details, and visualize results.

Included modules:

Transit Assignment

half day

Introduction to transit assignment, including the principles of the optimal strategy and frequency-based transit assignment, trip component times/costs and perception factors, running an extended transit assignment and displaying global results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Analysis

half day

Introduction to transit analysis. Display transit analysis results, including transit line results along itineraries, transit line profiles and accessibility. Compute matrix results, network results, strategy-based analysis, select-line analysis and path-based analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Transit Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of public transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including variants on optimal strategies, journey levels, fare modelling, traversal analysis, congested transit assignment, stochastic transit assignment and GTFS import.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Transit Assignment and Transit Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Emme Notebook and Scripting

1 day

Drag and drop tools, worksheets and reports into the Emme Notebook to create compelling visuals and automated workflows. Customize models with the Emme Modeller API and Python flow control. Monitor model runs and audit models. Examples are presented to illustrate results analyses using the Network API and Matrix API, and to customize reports with the Desktop API. Participants will use basic Python scripting, including libraries, variables, conditions, iterators and dictionaries.

Included modules:

Emme Notebook and Scripting

full day

Drag and drop tools, worksheets and reports into the Emme Notebook to create compelling visuals and automated workflows. Customize models with the Emme Modeller API and Python flow control. Monitor model runs and audit models. Examples are presented to illustrate results analyses using the Network API and Matrix API, and to customize reports with the Desktop API. Participants will use basic Python scripting, including libraries, variables, conditions, iterators and dictionaries.

Prerequisites:

Familiarity with Emme Desktop and Emme Modeller. Completion of Python tutorial sections 1-5 or equivalent; sections 6-8 recommended.

Prerequisites:

Familiarity with Emme Desktop and Emme Modeller. Completion of Python tutorial sections 1-5 or equivalent; sections 6-8 recommended.

Building Modeller Tools - Scripting 2

1/2 day (AM)

Develop your own Modeller tools with customized front ends and logging. Leverage tools from the Emme Standard toolbox, use Emme APIs calls, third-party Python libraries and your own code. Share your tools in toolboxes with open or compiled code.

Included modules:

Building Modeller Tools - Scripting 2

1/2 day (AM)

Develop your own Modeller tools with customized front ends and logging. Leverage tools from the Emme Standard toolbox, use Emme APIs calls, third-party Python libraries and your own code. Share your tools in toolboxes with open or compiled code.

Prerequisites:

Emme Notebook and Scripting.

Prerequisites:

Emme Notebook and Scripting.

Transit Applications

1 day

Deepen your knowledge of public transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including variants on optimal strategies, journey levels, fare modelling, traversal analysis, congested transit assignment, stochastic transit assignment and GTFS import.

Included modules:

Transit Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of public transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including variants on optimal strategies, journey levels, fare modelling, traversal analysis, congested transit assignment, stochastic transit assignment and GTFS import.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Transit Assignment and Transit Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Transit Assignment and Transit Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Applications

1 day

Deepen your knowledge of private transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including ramp-to-ramp tolls, distance-based capped tolls, path-based assignment and analysis, assignment with warm start, stochastic traffic assignment, demand adjustment, identifying the best count locations, subarea extraction and exporting to Dynameq.

Included modules:

Traffic Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of private transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including ramp-to-ramp tolls, distance-based capped tolls, path-based assignment and analysis, assignment with warm start, stochastic traffic assignment, demand adjustment, identifying the best count locations, subarea extraction and exporting to Dynameq.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Traffic Assignment and Traffic Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Traffic Assignment and Traffic Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Worksheet Customization

1/2 day (PM)

Learn how to modify existing worksheets or create brand new ones to fit your needs by adding/reordering layers, saving predefined expressions, syncing parameters, creating layers with user-defined GUI, using substitutions, defining new parameters and attributes, adding legends and more.

Included modules:

Worksheet Customization

1/2 day (PM)

Learn how to modify existing worksheets or create brand new ones to fit your needs by adding/reordering layers, saving predefined expressions, syncing parameters, creating layers with user-defined GUI, using substitutions, defining new parameters and attributes, adding legends and more.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

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INRO offers in-house private training geared to your specific needs, or we can help to organize an open-registration course in your geographic area. INRO will provide all of the necessary training materials including a USB INROkey for each course participant for the duration of the on-site training. Use the Course Registration/Request form to select the training modules that interest you and your colleagues. Contact our course coordinator with questions about training.

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Training Modules

Emme Basics

full day

Introduction to the Emme Project, database, scenarios, networks and network elements, modes, attributes, partitions and matrices. Get acquainted with the Emme Desktop, including maps, charts and tables, explorers and tools, legends and styles, spatial reference and basemaps.

Prerequisites: None

Network Editor and Calculators

full day

Edit modes, nodes, links, turns and transit lines. Write expressions to manipulate network attributes and matrix values with Calculators. Modify networks and matrices with Modeller tools.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Assignment

half day

Introduction to traffic assignment, including the road network representation for multiclass assignment, the principles of user equilibrium assignment, running a SOLA traffic assignment and displaying results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Analysis

half day

Introduction to traffic analysis. Validate traffic assignment results against counts and travel times. Display traffic analysis results. Compare results between scenarios. Perform basic path analyses, including path selection, trip-length distribution and select-link analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Traffic Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Traffic Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of private transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including ramp-to-ramp tolls, distance-based capped tolls, path-based assignment and analysis, assignment with warm start, stochastic traffic assignment, demand adjustment, identifying the best count locations, subarea extraction and exporting to Dynameq.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Traffic Assignment and Traffic Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Assignment

half day

Introduction to transit assignment, including the principles of the optimal strategy and frequency-based transit assignment, trip component times/costs and perception factors, running an extended transit assignment and displaying global results.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Analysis

half day

Introduction to transit analysis. Display transit analysis results, including transit line results along itineraries, transit line profiles and accessibility. Compute matrix results, network results, strategy-based analysis, select-line analysis and path-based analysis.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics and Transit Assignment modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Transit Applications

full day

Deepen your knowledge of public transport modelling with Emme. Gain practical experience with common applications and methods, including variants on optimal strategies, journey levels, fare modelling, traversal analysis, congested transit assignment, stochastic transit assignment and GTFS import.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics, Transit Assignment and Transit Analysis modules, or equivalent knowledge.

Emme Notebook and Scripting

full day

Drag and drop tools, worksheets and reports into the Emme Notebook to create compelling visuals and automated workflows. Customize models with the Emme Modeller API and Python flow control. Monitor model runs and audit models. Examples are presented to illustrate results analyses using the Network API and Matrix API, and to customize reports with the Desktop API. Participants will use basic Python scripting, including libraries, variables, conditions, iterators and dictionaries.

Prerequisites:

Familiarity with Emme Desktop and Emme Modeller. Completion of Python tutorial sections 1-5 or equivalent; sections 6-8 recommended.

Building Modeller Tools - Scripting 2

1/2 day (AM)

Develop your own Modeller tools with customized front ends and logging. Leverage tools from the Emme Standard toolbox, use Emme APIs calls, third-party Python libraries and your own code. Share your tools in toolboxes with open or compiled code.

Prerequisites:

Emme Notebook and Scripting.

DTA Modelling

3 days

Learn about Dynameq inputs including vehicle classes/types, network attributes and events, driver behavior parameters such as gap-acceptance and follow-up time, control plans and time-dependent matrices. Gain an understanding of traffic flow principles and the fundamental diagram, generalized cost, dynamic user equilibrium and model convergence. Edit and validate networks, run DTAs, interpret and analyze simulation and path results through a variety of visual displays as well as using expressions, histograms, scatter plots, select-link operations and scenario comparisons.

Prerequisites: None

Worksheet Customization

1/2 day (PM)

Learn how to modify existing worksheets or create brand new ones to fit your needs by adding/reordering layers, saving predefined expressions, syncing parameters, creating layers with user-defined GUI, using substitutions, defining new parameters and attributes, adding legends and more.

Prerequisites:

The Emme Basics module or equivalent knowledge.