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Activity-Based Travel emand Models Demand Models Kostas Goulias © Konstadinos G. Goulias 1
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ummary Summary ast time Last time – Overview of time geography models ime use – Time use – Travel trends • Today – Policy needs – Activity approaches – Common components © Konstadinos G. Goulias 2
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Background & basic definitions © Konstadinos G. Goulias 3
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olicy Analysis Areas Policy Analysis Areas • Land use-development policies (smart growth, new urbanism) • Transit and pedestrian access and level of service improvement projects arking policies (restrictions pricing by time of day) Parking policies (restrictions, pricing by time of day) • Congestion pricing & time-of-day incentives (HOT lanes) • Policies affecting work hours (compressed work week, staggered work hours) • Ridesharing pricing and incentives elecommuting and related policies Telecommuting and related policies • Individualized marketing strategies (education) • Health management (active living & transportation) © Konstadinos G. Goulias 4
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apidly Emerging Movement Rapidly Emerging Movement • Smart Growth (EPA & PILUT I & II): – Mix land uses – Take advantage of compact building design – Create housing opportunities and choices for a range of household types, family size and incomes reate walkable neighborhoods Create walkable neighborhoods – Foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place – Preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas – Reinvest in and strengthen existing communities & achieve more balanced regional development rovide a variety of transportation choices Provide a variety of transportation choices – Make development decisions predictable, fair and cost-effective – Encourage citizen and stakeholder participation in development decisions © Konstadinos G. Goulias 5
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raditional Analysis Areas Traditional Analysis Areas • Demographic shifts (aging, household composition, labor rce shifts) force shifts) – Changes in household size and composition, employment and geographic distributions • Impacts of new infrastructure (completion of the NHS, Major Investment Studies, corridor improvements, new major developments) – Travel times on OD pairs, congestion levels at specific locations, contribution to emission inventory, onformity & related studies conformity & related studies © Konstadinos G. Goulias 6
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ew(er) Issues New(er) Issues • Homeland security preparedness – time of day presence at specific locations and traveling • Condition of evacuation routes – best routes, fleet anagement, advisories to evacuating population management, advisories to evacuating population • Behavior under emergencies (panic) – where do people go when a disaster strikes?
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.

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