Average time that the filtered traffic objects spent inside a selected zone. It can be within a stay event or for a movement crossing a zone. When created for a movement, all objects crossing the zone are counted regardless of their direction. If a movement goes through a zone and a line, the mean occupancy time is computed only for the zone.
The mean occupancy time is a good indicator about the density of the traffic in the desired area. If your interest lies more on the time spent crossing the zone, it is advisable to use another metric - travel time (see below).
Examples: Average time vehicles are staying in a short-time parking place or occupying a crossroad entrance, average time spent on a roundabout etc.
Definition of a parking zone / results for mean occupancy time in zone