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UrbanSim - Software-based Simulation System for Supporting Planning and Analysis of Urban Development
Entry ID: UrbanSim

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Summary
Abstract: UrbanSim is a software-based system designed to be used for integrated planning and analysis of urban development, incorporating the interactions between land use, transportation, and public policy. It is designed to interface to existing travel modeling procedures, including both current four-step as well as newer activity-based travel models. It is currently being extended to address ... View entire text
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Description: UrbanSim documentation and user guide.
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Service Citation
Originators: Paul Waddell, Michael Noth, Alan Borning
Title: UrbanSim - Software-based Simulation System for Supporting Planning and Analysis of Urban Development
URL: http://www.urbansim.org/Main/WebHome
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
MODELS >SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC MODELS Parameter Definition

Use Constraints The UrbanSim software is licensed under the GNU General Public License, which means it is free, open source, and any derived works are also covered under the license. The license prevents its commercialization and allows the software to remain freely shared. The intent of this approach is to avoid proprietary obstacles and costs, and to facilitate collaboration between researchers and practitioners. It is our intent to support the unrestricted development of improved tools for planning and policymaking in land use, transportation, and the environment.
Ancillary Keywords
Simulation
Land Management
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Service Provider
NSF > National Science Foundation Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.nsf.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: PAUL WADDELL
Email: pwaddell at u.washington.edu
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
EVANS WADDELL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 919-851-8356
Contact Address:
SAIC, Maritime Technology Group
Physical Oceanography Division
4800 Water's Edge Drive, Suite 255
City: Raleigh
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 27606
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-03-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-10-16
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Last Updated:  October 2014