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Transportation Planning CE 573 . Course Introduction and Four-Step Travel Demand Moding (FSTDM). Issues for Today. Course introduction Systematic transportation system evaluation Introduction to travel demand modeling. Course Topics. Travel demand modeling (theory and application)

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Transportation planning ce 573

Transportation Planning CE 573

Course Introduction

and

Four-Step Travel Demand Moding (FSTDM)


Issues for today

Issues for Today

  • Course introduction

  • Systematic transportation system evaluation

  • Introduction to travel demand modeling


Course topics

Course Topics

  • Travel demand modeling (theory and application)

  • Comprehensive transportation planning

  • Traffic Impact Study (TIS)


Course web site

Course Web Site

  • www.webs1.uidaho.edu/ce573/

  • Lecture materials and schedule

  • Homework assignments

  • Projects

  • Solutions

  • Grades


Course expectations

Course Expectations

  • Homework and memos

  • Quizzes

  • Projects

  • Field data collection

  • Visual basic for applications (VBA)

  • CUBE


Grading

Grading

  • Quizzes: 35%

  • Projects: 30%

  • Final examination: 15%

  • Homework: 20%


Assignments

Assignments

  • Reading 1: Trip generation (see website)

  • Homework: Due Friday 1/12 (see website)


Comprehensive transportation planning dimensions

Comprehensive Transportation Planning Dimensions

  • Economic

  • Social

  • Environmental


Systematic evaluation for sustainability

Systematic Evaluation for Sustainability

  • Can we always count on data being there?

  • If we don’t have data then what can be done?


Transportation planning ce 573

Indicators

T

Goal


Why use travel demand models

TRAVEL

DEMAND

MODEL

Land use

Travel behavior

T

System performance

Why Use Travel Demand Models

  • A relationship between transport system and indicators

    • Access

    • Purpose

    • Frequency

    • Use


Economic social and environmental dimensions

Economic, Social, and Environmental Dimensions

  • Where do they come in to this process?

TRAVEL

DEMAND

MODEL

Evaluate

progress to

goal

Indicators

System performance

Other data


Through performance indicators

Residential

Employment

Residential

Employment

Service

Service

…through performance indicators

  • For example:

    • Commute speed

    • Land use mix

    • Transport diversity

    • Transport equity


Example

Example

  • Model output = travel times between all points

  • Indicator: Commute speed

  • Indicator: Land use mix

  • Indicator: Transport diversity

  • Indicator: Equity


Introduction to travel demand modeling

Introduction to Travel Demand Modeling

  • What is a travel demand model

  • Assignment: Discuss your knowledge

    • Input data

    • Trip generation

    • Trip distribution

    • Mode choice

    • Traffic/trip assignment


Four step travel demand model fstdm

Demographic Data

Step 1: Trip Generation

Transportation Network

Step 2: Trip Distribution

Step 3: Mode Choice

Step 4: Trip/ Traffic Assignment

Four Step Travel Demand Model (FSTDM)


Trip generation questions

Trip Generation Questions

  • How much do people use the transport system?

  • Why do people use the transport system?

  • Where can different types of activities be satisfied?


Trip distribution questions

Trip Distribution Questions

  • Given a location, where do people go to satisfy demand for an activity type?


Mode choice questions

Mode choice Questions

  • How do people use the transport system?

    • What modes do they choose?

    • How do they react to varying transport service quality?


Trip traffic assignment questions

Trip / Traffic Assignment Questions

  • How do people use the transport system?

    • Given a mode, which route do they choose?

    • Do they satisfy multiple activities in one tour?

    • Which parts of the transport system do they use?

    • How do they react to varying transport service quality?


Demographic data

Demographic Data

  • Autos per household

  • Income level

  • Household size


Network data

Network Data

  • Highway network

  • Transit network

  • Graph


Representing a network

Representing a Network


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