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Abstract—This article summarizes the experiences of using open-source transport and traffic simulation software for transport policy and planning works in Thailand. The first software is the TRANUS, which is the Land Use Transport Integration (LUTI) software. The other software is SUMO (Simulation of Urban Mobility), which is the traffic simulation software. The reviews are general software features, input data requirements, and potential outputs. The paper also discusses the example of project implementations, which uses TRANUS and SUMO for evaluating the impacts of the metro line services around the activity center area. Experiences show that, even though there is a learning curve for both software, it's free of costs, diverge user communities, and prompt software features, are representing that open-source transportation software platforms could be an alternative for future transport policy and planning work in Thailand.
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