Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
The effect of coronavirus restrictions on air quality and exiting daily traffic

M. Moghadami; A. Rasaizadi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 331-338


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This research attempted to analyze the negative and positive aspects of Coronavirus: its effect on air quality and traffic volume. The sample city of this research was Tehran and transportation behavior toward the Coronavirus and minor quarantines in specific. METHODS: Six ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Optimization-based planning to assess the level of disaster in the city

A. Edrisi; A. Nadi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 199-206


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: After having struck in a major natural disaster like an earthquake, different organizations run about to decrease losses. The lack of accurate demand information is a common problem that all emergency response organizations have to encounter such a crisis. Evaluation of ...  Read More

Urban transportation systems and traffic management
Effect of family structure on urban areas modal split by using the life cycle concept

A. Rasaizadi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 165-174


  The modal split model is one of the steps of the classical four-step travel demand planning. Predictive, descriptive, and prescriptive modal split models are essential to make a balance between travel demand and supply. To calibrate these models, it is necessary to detect and employ influential independent ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Multi-objective location model of earthquake shelters

A. Edrisi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 19-26


  Most cities around the world are in danger of disasters. Among disasters, the earthquake is the most dangerous and ruining one. Iran has been located in the Alpine-Himalayas seismic belt, and because of the significant frequency of severe earthquakes happening all over the country compare to other countries ...  Read More