URBAN EVACUATION IN SEISMIC EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

This article looks at the inherent difficulties in urban evacuation planning and management after an earthquake, with reference to the international literature. The models used to represent the phenomenon and the influence of a population's behavior are examined, and the possibility of improving a road system with specific traffic regulations for evacuation scenarios is discussed.

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    Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • PETRUCCELLI, U
  • Publication Date: 2003-8

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00961700
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 18 2003 12:00AM