Mobility On Venetian Expressways: Alleviating congestion and improving navigation in Venice

YEAR: 2015 | TERM: B




Taylor Flaxington; Rigen Mehilli; Aaron Pepin; Daniel Sturman


Lorraine Higgins

Venetians’ quality of life is being affected through street congestion and safety risks introduced by increasing tourism. The team digitally modeled the streets of Venice and conducted manual and automatic pedestrian counts to learn about chokepoints and pedestrian flow across the city. The team concluded that manual counting was inefficient and inadequate while automatic counting showed potential to be used in a predictive pedestrian model.