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Dept of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering Fa112016 CE 321 Transportation Systems . Homework Assignment No. 2
Trip Generation and Trip Distribution Date distributed: September 20, 2016
Due date: September 27, 2016 x
1. INTRODUCTION This assignment focuses on a small, hypothetical urban area known as Atlantis (see
Figure 1). The trafﬁc analysis zone system and the existing transportation network are
depicted in Figure 2. 2. POPULATION AND SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS The forecast sociodemographic characteristics for Atlantis in the year 2030, by zone, are as follows:
Avg. No. of People per Avg. No of Cars
Household per Household '
2 3. TRIP GENERATION )j/a. A household-level data sample has been collected in 2010 for home—based person trip
productions per weekday in Atlantis. This sample is provided on the ﬁnal page of this
assignment. Compute the coefﬁcients in the following linear regression and show that ho: -O.1, b; = 1.6 and b2 = 1.3.
HHTRIPS = 130 + b1*HHSIZE + b2*NCARS b. Approximately 25% of all home-based trip productions are work trips, and approximately 80% of Work trip productions are made during the morning and afternoon peak hours. 0f ”the non—work trip productions, approximately 20% are made in the morning and
afternoon peak hours together. ...
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