Daily Tourists 2010: 54,87775% increase by 2040: ~35,000,000
Strains transportation and wears out physical infrastructureOnly 2 million Venetians throughout history, and 24 million tourists a year – huge wear on the physical infrastructure, all of those people walking over the same bridges/roads every day
Traffic makes normal travel impossible - Safety Concerns. Outliers now becoming the norm.Can’t plan for – Reactionary instead of proactiveSays to like show a graph that the summers a peak time because like at that time I’m explaingwhats becoming a norm cuz I want to talk about the tourist forcastAdd graph so that I remember to add it later comprendecuz I will forget
Put pictures of police, One Way Bridges, temporary bridges, etc.
A model would provide users with accurate pedestrian traffic predictionsWould allow for preventative measuresUses limited data to provide a comprehensive picture of future trafficApplying what has been done with automobiles to pedestrians
Model will Predict Traffic and fill in data gapsThis information can provide information proactively for dispatching local authorities, creating pedestrian barriers and one ways, and if available to the general populous could allow individuals to reroute themselves to help alleviate traffic congestion
Ve11 Mobility Presentation_part1
Traversing the Labyrinth: A Comprehensive Analysis of Pedestrian Traffic in VeniceChelsea Fogarty Steven GrecoChemical Engineering ‘13 Biomedical Engineering ‘13Geordie Folinas Cassandra StacyMechanical Engineering ‘13 Environmental Engineering ‘13
Sponsored by: In collaboration with:• City of Venice • Cody Smith, Santa Fe Complex• Department of Mobility and • RedFish Group Transportation Advisors: Professor Fabio Carrera, Ph.D. Professor Frederick Bianchi, D.A.
Mobility Infrastructure• Walkways averaging 2 meters wide• 294 squares• 433 bridges• Limited infrastructure – Hold capacity of 25,000 visitors per day – 157.85 km of walkways
A greater influx of tourists isbeginning to affectpedestrian mobility.
Tourism in Venice Throughout the YearsIn 2010:● 20,000,000 annual tourists● 55,000 daily touristsDetermined from information received from the City of Venice Statistics Office.