Traffic and Parking

Framework

Over the past decades, the approach to planning and management of urban traffic and parking has been to provide more capacity to meet the steady growth in demand for car-based transport. This approach, while solving confined problems, also promoted the further use of the automobile, thus creating new traffic problems in a never-ending loop of capacity enhancement.

 

Currently, urban mobility strategies are based on fine-tuning individual transport to the restrictions resulting from the requalification of the public space and the promotion of a greater (and better) fit of cars with other modes of transport, being them transport public or walking and cycling.

 

In this new approach, traffic engineering and parking management become even more important parts in defining the solutions that best fit the established objectives.

 

why you should choose tis

TIS has been involved in some of the most representative projects of this paradigm shift at the national level, supporting decision-makers in establishing the guidelines for interventions and defining the best solutions.

 

To ensure that the proposed solutions achieve the established objectives for each case, TIS uses the most up-to-date and innovative tools in the evaluation of its performance, namely the Visum and Vissim softwares, from the PTV Group, of which TIS is a partner and one of the main users in Portugal.

 

On the other hand, and in addition to the Traffic and Parking area, TIS has been strengthening its production capacity in Road Infrastructure Project, particularly dedicated to the urban project. These are projects with very specific characteristics, in the context of interventions of renovation or urban renewal of consolidated spaces where it is necessary to integrate the architecture project with the needs associated with a good performance of the road circulation, while ensuring the safety in the circulation of automobiles, collective transport, bicycles and pedestrians.

 

The way in which TIS deals with each problem, always in a large interaction with the various stakeholders, is widely recognized in the market, as proved by the diversity of clients who search us and their loyalty over the years. Among those are architecture and designer’s offices, real estate developers, municipalities and / or companies managing parking infrastructures.

 

 

Traffic and Parking

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

Strategic level
  • Demand studies for road concessions
  • Studies on the main corridors of the TEN-T network
  • Municipal master development plans
  • Mobility and transportation plans
  • Policies and strategies for parking planning

 

Tactical level
  • Preliminary road traffic analysis
  • Business model for the implementation of parking facilities
  • Feasibility studies for car parks
  • Road safety plans
  • Cost-benefit analysis
 
Operational level
  • Advising and monitoring of traffic for highway concessions
  • Traffic studies in support of urban plans or real estate developments
  • Traffic studies for large and medium traffic generators
  • Circulation and parking studies
  • Urban road design
  • Traffic management and traffic forecasting solutions
  • Micro simulation of vehicles and people movement
  • Parking layouts

OUR EXPERIENCE

  • C-Roads Portugal - development of five pilot studies of ITS implementation in Portugal
  • Traffic Studies for large national concessions: Greater Lisbon, Douro Litoral, Baixo Tejo
  • Cost-Benefit analysis for Highway Concessions (AE), namely for AE Transmontana, AE Centro or AE Baixo Alentejo
  • Economic Profitability Studies for the IC35 and Feira-Mansores
  • Exploitation of geographical and economic criteria for positive differentiation in the former SCUT
  • Planning and Strategic Evaluation Study - IC26 Lamego / Trancoso
  • Circulation and parking plans for Loulé, Tomar, Peso da Régua, Quarteira, Santarém, Rio de Mouro or Barreiro
  • Traffic Studies for Real estate developments (PL), Master Plans (PU), such as the Oriente station PU or Quimiparque PU
  • Traffic Calming Studies: Central Zone of Vilamoura
  • Road Projects: Road Accesses to the Forum Coimbra and Planalto de Santa Clara, Road accesses to Alta de Lisboa, Campo Grande Bus terminal
  • Signage Projects: Signage of the Champalimaud Foundation Headquarters Building, Signaling of the Alameda dos Oceanos in Parque das Nações, Signage of the IKEA store and MarShopping on the A28 in Matosinhos
  • Business model for Vilamoura parking
  • Support for the revision of the Lisbon’s parking regulations

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