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2014 (Vol. 7, Issue: 13)
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Strategies of Crisis Management in Urban Transportation

Alireza Naseri and Masoud Naseri
Corresponding Author:  Alireza Naseri 

Key words:  Crisis management, street network, traffic management, urban transportation, , ,
Vol. 7 , (13): 2693-2700
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August 15, 2013 August 27, 2013 April 05, 2014

Crisis management which uses the most effective traffic management solutions based on information technology in the field of urban transportation is a part of strategic management. Unquestionably it requires a systematic approach based on precise planning, managerial delicacy and organizational preparedness. In the studies regarding the management of urban transportation network for emergency situations, the entire activities and necessary measures for managing the transportation is selected and prioritized, after the current condition and the probable crises are studied. This prioritization is conducted according to assigning a certain weight to each activity and its subdivisions considering the population of regions. In order to choose the most important paths in the network, the prioritization is performed as per the classification of the existing network of passageways and the network analysis and the way junctions are controlled and their accessibility. After this stage, some of the paths are modified in order to achieve optimum performance. The aforementioned study has been conducted as a sample for the network of major passageways of Tabriz.
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Alireza Naseri and Masoud Naseri, 2014. Strategies of Crisis Management in Urban Transportation.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 7(13): 2693-2700.
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