David Simmonds Consultancy Limited

 

Suite 4, Bishop Bateman Court,

5-7 New Park Street, 

CB5 8AT, Cambridge, England 

Phone: +44 (0) 1223 316098

 

7-9 North St David Street,

EH2 1AW, Edinburgh, Scotland 

Phone: +44 (0) 131 524 9475

Publications

The following published or forthcoming papers describe work done by David Simmonds Consultancy, alone or in collaboration with others.

A description of Transport for London's DELTA application, LonLUTI, can be found at http://content.tfl.gov.uk/the-london-land-use-and-transport-interaction-model.pdf

Dobson A., Bell G., Simmonds D., Fotheringham A. (2015): Assessing the impact of homeworking upon traffic patterns. Paper presented at the Scottish Transport Applications and Research conference, Glasgow, 20 May 2015. 

Revill E., Dobson A., Simmonds D., Dalgleish S., Byers N. (2014): FLUTE: The application of a land use and transport model to prioritise infrastructure investment. Paper presented to the Transport Practitioners Meeting, London, 3 July 2014, and to the European Transport Conference, Frankfurt, 28 September - 1 October 2014.

Simmonds, D C and O Feldman (2013): Modelling the economic impacts of transport changes: experience and issues.  In F Pagliara, M de Bok, D Simmonds and A Wilson (eds) (2013): Employment location in cities and regions: models and applications.    Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

Simmonds D C (2012): Developing land-use/transport economic efficiency appraisal.  Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, Glasgow, 8-10 October 2012.

Potter R, Simmonds D C, Streather M (2012): Review of the scope, quality and robustness of available evidence regarding putting the clocks forward by one hour, the year round, in the UK. Paper prepared for Department for Business Innovation & Skills, July 2012.

Simmonds, D C (2012): The design of the DELTA land-use modelling package.  In Wilson, A (2012):  Urban modelling.  Routledge, London.

Revill E and Simmonds D C (2011): Calibrating a household relocation model for Leicestershire.  Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, Glasgow, 10-12 October 2011.

Dobson, A, Minta, P, Simmonds, D C and Pisa, D (2011): Appraising the likely redevelopment and intensification of land uses: the role of land use and transportation models.  Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, Glasgow, 10-12 October 2011.

Weisbrod, G and Simmonds, D C (2011): Defining economic impact and benefit metrics from multiple perspectives: lessons to be learned from both sides of the Atlantic.  Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, Glasgow, 10-12 October 2011.

Simmonds D C, Dobson A, Bosredon M, Lumsden K (2011): The Role of the Transport Model for Scotland and the National Land use and Economic Model for appraising local policy. Paper presented to the 12th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM), Lake Louise, Alberta, 5-8 July, 2011

Simmonds D C,Christodoulou A, Feldman O, McDonald M (2011): Latest Developments in the SIMDELTA Model: Investigation of Stochastic Variation and Development of a Disaggregate Car Ownership Model. Paper presented to the 12th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM), Lake Louise, Alberta, 5-8 July, 2011

Simmonds, D C and O Feldman (2011): Alternative approaches to spatial modelling.  Research in Transport Economics, vol 31 pp 2-11.

Simmonds D C, Waddell P, Wegener M (2011): Beyond Equilibrium: Advances in Urban Modelling. Paper presented to the 12th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM), Lake Louise, Alberta, 5-8 July, 2011. Revised as Equilibrium versus dynamics in urban modelling and published in Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 2013, volume 40, pages 1051 – 1070.

Dobson, A, Simmonds, D, Simpson, T, Minta, P (2010): Representing Planning Policy in Land-Use and Land-Use/Transport Modelling.  Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, 2010, Glasgow, UK

Feldman, O, R Mackett, E Richmond, D Simmonds and V Zachariadis (2010):  A microsimulation model of household location.  In F Pagliara, J Preston and D Simmonds (eds):  Residential location choice: models and applications.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Simmonds, D C (2010): The DELTA residential location model. In F Pagliara, J Preston and D Simmonds (eds):  Residential location choice: models and applications.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Feldman O, Simmonds D (2009): Use of the Auckland Land-Use Survey in Calibrating the Household Location Model.  Paper presented to The 12th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Jaipur, India, 13-18 December 2009.

Bosredon M, Dobson A, Simmonds D, Minta, P, Simpson T, Andrade K, Gillies H, Lumsden K (2009): Transport/Economic/Land-Use Model of Scotland: Land-Use Modeling with DELTA.  Paper presented to the 11th International Conference on Computers in Urban Plannind and Urban Management (CUPUM), Hong Kong, 16-18 June 2009.

Feldman O, Davies J, Simmonds D, Young D, Richmond E, Valero J (2009): An Integrated System of Transport and Land-Use Models for Auckland and its Application.  Paper presented to the 11th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM), Hong Kong, 16-18 June 2009.

Feldman, O, Davis, J, Richmond, E, Simmonds, D, Young, D, Valero, J (2009): An Integrated System of Transport and Land-Use Models for Auckland and their Application.  Paper presented to the Australasian Transport Research Forum, Auckland, 2009.

Simmonds, D, Feldman, O (2009): Modelling the Economic Impacts of Transport Changes: Experience and Emerging Issues in the UK.  Paper presented to the International Transport Economics Conference, 2009.

Dobson, A, Richmond, E, Simmonds, D (2009): Design and Use of the New Greater Manchester Land-Use/Transport Interaction Model (GMSPM2). Paper presented to European Transport Conference, Netherlands, 5-7 October 2009.

Bramley G, Simmonds D, Dobson A (2008): Using Land Use Transport Interaction (LUTI) Models to Assess the Sustainability of Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Proposals: the potential scope and illustrative applications. Paper presented to Evaluation in Planning, 7th International Workshop: Towards methodological innovation in planning evaluation, Edinburgh, 10-12 December 2008. Published in A Hull, E R Alexander, A Khakee and J Woltjer (eds) Evaluation for participation and sustainability in planning.  Routledge, Abingdon.

Feldman, O, Nicoll, J, Simmonds, D C, Sinclair, C, Skinner, A (2008): Use of Integrated transportation land use models in the wider economic benefits calculations of transport schemes. Paper presented to the 87th Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 2008.

Dobson, A, Simmonds, D C, Capon, O, Potter, A, Ash, A (2007): Developing a sub-regional transport strategy for regeneration and growth. Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, October 2007 and to the  North American Regional Science Conference, November 2007.

Simmonds, D C (2007): The interaction between transport and land-use planning. Paper presented to the UK National Transport Conference, October 2007

Feldman, O, Nicoll, J, Simmonds, D, Sinclair, C, and Skinner, A (2007): Transport investments, the wider welfare benefits and the GDP effects of transport schemes.  Paper presented to the World Conference on Transport Research 2007, June 24-28, University of California, Berkeley.

Feldman, O, Simmonds, D, Zachariadis, V, Mackett, R, Bosredon, M, Richmond, E, and Nicoll J (2007): SIMDELTA - A microsimulation approach to household location modelling.  Paper presented to the World Conference on Transport Research 2007, June 24-28, University of California, Berkeley.

Simmonds, D C, Leitham, S, Dobson, A, and Nicoll, J (2007):  Testing the land-use/economic impacts of transport scenarios using TELMOS.  Paper presented to the World Conference on Transport Research 2007, June 24-28, University of California, Berkeley.

Simmonds, D C, and Feldman, O (2007): Advances in integrated urban/regional land-use/transport modelling using the DELTA package.  Paper presented to the World Conference on Transport Research 2007, June 24-28, University of California, Berkeley.

Feldman, O, Simmonds, D C, and Nicoll, J (2007): Modelling the regional economic and employment impacts of transport policies. Paper presented to the 20th Pacific Regional Science Conference, Vancouver, May 2007.

Feldman, O, Simmonds, D C, Dobson, A (2007): The use of land-use/economic modelling in transport planning: Experience with DELTA. Paper presented to a poster session at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 22 January 2007.

Nicoll, J, Aramu, A and Simmonds, D C (2006): Land-Use/Transport Interaction Modelling of the Bathgate-Airdrie Railway Re-opening. Paper presented to the European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, 2006.

Aramu, A, Ash, A, Dunlop, J and Simmonds, D C (2006): SITLUM The Strathclyde Integrated Transport/Land-Use Model. Proceedings of the EWGT2006 Joint Conferences, pp.503-510.

Whitehead, T B, D C Simmonds and J Preston (2006): The effect of urban quality improvements on economic activity.  Journal of Environmental Management, vol 80 (1), pp 1-12.

Simmonds, D C, Leitham, S and Williamson, S (2005): Using a Land-Use/Transport/Economic Model in Edinburgh. Proceedings of the European Transport Conference, 2005.

Unsworth, R, Dobson, A (2006): West Yorkshire's office market: Trends, Barriers and Potential. The Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Review Volume 16 Issue 3.

Feldman, O, Simmonds, D C, Troll, N and Tsang, F (2005): Creation of a System of Functional Areas for England and Wales and for Scotland. Proceedings of the European Transport Conference, 2005.

Feldman et al (2005): A Spatial Microsimulation Approach to Land-Use Modelling.  Paper presented to the Ninth International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, University College London, 29 June - 1 July 2005.

Simmonds, DC & Feldman, O (2005): Land-Use/Transport Modelling with the DELTA package: Progress and Experience.  Paper presented to the Ninth International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, University College London, 29 June - 1 July 2005.

David Simmonds Consultancy (2004): Norwich Riverside, Keys to Redevelopment: A Case Study.

Simmonds DC & Skinner A (2003): The South and West Yorkshire Strategic Land-Use/Transportation Model. In Applied GIS and spatial analysis, Clarke G. and Stillwell J. (eds), Wiley, Chichester, pp 195-214.

Simmonds D C, Skinner A (July 2002): The South and West Yorkshire Strategic Model. The Yorkshire and Humber Regional Review: Volume 12, Number 2

Simmonds D (2001) The Objectives and Design of a New Land-use Modelling Package: DELTA. Clarke G, M Madden (eds). Regional Science in Business: pp 159-188

Coombe D, A Skinner, D Simmonds, B Davidson (2001) Strategic environmental assessment in the Trans-Pennine Corridor. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Transport 147: pp 175-190

Pagliara F, Simmonds D (2001): Calibration and implementation of residential location in land-use/transport interaction models. Paper presented at the European Transport Conference 10-12 September 2001 Homerton College Cambridge.

Simmonds D, Skinner A (2001) Modelling land use/transport interaction on a regional scale: the Trans-Pennine corridor model. Paper presented at the European Transport Conference 10-12 September 2001 Homerton College Cambridge.

Simmonds D, Bates J, May A D (2001) A new-look at multi modal modelling.  Paper presented at the European Transport Conference 10-12 September 2001 Homerton College Cambridge.

Copley G, A Skinner, D Simmonds, J Laidler (2000) Development and application of the Greater Manchester strategy planning model. European Transport Conference 2000. Proceedings of Seminar K, Transport Modelling: Volume p445, p123-140

David Simmonds Consultancy (2000) Case Study Evidence on the Economic Impact of Transport Infrastructure.

Still B, D Simmonds (2000) Parking Restraint policy and Urban Vitality. Transport Reviews: Vol. 20: No. 3, p291-316

Coombe D, D Simmonds (2000) The Transport Implications of Alternative Urban Forms. Burton E, M Jenks, K Williams (eds). In Achieving Sustainable Urban Form: E&FN Spon, London. (Describes the project carried out in 1995-96 using the START transport model of Bristol.)

Simmonds, D (2000) Coach Tourism: Blessing or Curse? Passenger Transport: Regional Strategies, Local Solutions. Proceedings of Seminar. CICC Publications: pp77-86. (Paper presented at the Conference 'Passenger Transport: Regional Strategies, Local Solutions', Nottingham, April 2000. It summarises the research on coach tourism carried out for the Confederation of Passenger Transport during 1999.)

Coombe D, A Skinner, D Simmonds, B Davidson (July/August 2000) Strategic Environmental Assessment in the Trans-Pennine Corridor. Traffic Engineering + Control. vol 41 No7, pp 266-272.

David Simmonds Consultancy in collaboration with Marcial Echenique and Partners Limited (October 1999) Review of Land-Use Transport Interaction Models. DETR. Full report available on the DETR website. (Note that this describes various model packages as they were in 1997/98; it is therefore significantly out of date in respect of DELTA, and probably of other packages.)

David Simmonds Consultancy (October 1999) Analysis of Transport Schemes: Economic Impact Studies. DETR. Full report available on the DETR website.

Simmonds, D (March 1999) The design of the DELTA land-use modelling package. Environment and Planning B. Volume 26, pages 665-684. To read the abstract of this article, see the Environment & Planning B website. (This describes the original, 1995-96, version of DELTA, with only brief reference to subsequent development. It is still valid as a description of the thinking behind the package, but incomplete as a description of the package itself.)

Simmonds D, B Still (1998) DELTA/START: adding land-use analysis to integrated transport models. Presented to the World Conference on Transport Research, Antwerp, (1998).  Selected proceedings of the 8th world conference on transport procedures. Elsevier Science, 1999.

Still, B, May T, Bristow A (1998) Transport impacts on land-use: potential methods and their relevance to strategic planning. Presented to the World Conference on Transport Research, Antwerp, (1998).  Selected proceedings of the 8th world conference on transport procedures. Elsevier Science, 1999.

Bristow, A, A D May, S Shepherd (1998) Land use - transport interaction models: the role of environment and accessibility in location choice. Presented to the World Conference on Transport Research, Antwerp, (1998).  Selected proceedings of the 8th world conference on transport procedures. Elsevier Science, 1999.

Still B, D Simmonds (October 1998) Policy Review: Parking Restraint 'Assessing the impact of tougher parking controls. Parking Review Magazine.

Roberts M, D Simmonds (July/August 1997) A strategic modelling approach for urban transport policy development. Traffic Engineering + Control. Vol 38, pp 377-384.

Coombe D, D Simmonds (December 1997) Transport effects of urban land-use change. Traffic Engineering + Control. Vol 38, pp 660-665.

Hill E, A Wenban-Smith, D Simmonds, M Grant, J Sidebotham (1997) Demonstrating the regeneration impacts of transport investment.  Paper presented to PTRC Summer Annual Meeting.  Proceedings of Seminar E, vol 1 pp 295-308.

Still B (1997) Transport impacts on land-use: potential methods and their relevance to strategic planning.   Paper presented to PTRC Summer Annual Meeting.  Proceedings of Seminar E, vol 1 pp 255-268.

May A, A Bristow, S Shepherd (1997) Towards the sustainable city: the impact of land-use transport interactions.  Paper presented to PTRC Summer Annual Meeting.  Proceedings of Seminar C, pp 149-160.

Abraham H, D Coombe, D Simmonds, J Bates, M Hall, G Archer, H Gunn, T Van Vuren, N Chadwick (1997) Feasibility study of national transport modelling for the United Kingdom.  Paper presented to PTRC Summer Annual Meeting.   Proceedings of Seminar E. Vol 1, pp 353-374.

Simmonds D, N Jenkinson (1997) Les impacts économiques régionaux du tunnel sous La Manche. Infrastructures de transport et territoires, approches de quelques grandes projets, L'Harmattan. (Paper presented at the Grandes Infrastructure de Transports et Territoires Symposium, Lille, 1995.)

 

 

David Simmonds Consultancy Limited is registered in England and Wales, company registration 04860878. The registered office is 10 Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BA