Pedestrian areas

The Area markup element is used to graphically define the following things in pedestrian dynamics models:
You can also use an area to define:

In all these cases you first draw the area in the graphical area, then add the PedAreaDescriptor Pedestrian Library block and configure it by enabling the corresponding parameters.

There are two area markup elements in Anylogic:

Use Polygonal area when your area has complex form. If your area is rectangular, use Rectangular area instead.

You can make the area sloped, e.g. to model stairs, see the following demo model:

Demo model: Stairs