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MIT1_201JF08_lec01 - 1.201: An Introduction Moshe Ben-Akiva...

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1.201: An Introduction Moshe Ben-Akiva 1.201 / 11.545 / ESD.210 Transportation Systems Analysis: Demand & Economics Fall 2008 1
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Outline 1. Context, Objectives, and Motivation 2. Introduction to Microeconomics 3. Introduction to travel demand 4. Course Structure 2
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Context for Transportation Systems Analysis Conceptual View of TSA Models and Prediction Prediction in Context: Analysis and Implementation 3 Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979
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A Conceptual View of TSA 3 elements in transport system problems: Transport system, T Activity system, A Flow pattern, F T A F III I II Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979 4
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A Conceptual View of TSA 3 types of inter-relationships: Type I: Flow determined by both Transport and Activity systems the short-run "equilibrium" or outcome many problems are dynamic rather than static Type II: Flow pattern causes change over time in the Activity system through services provided and resources consumed Type III: Flow pattern also causes changes over time in the Transport system transport operator adds service on a heavily-used route new highway link constructed Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979 5
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Models and Prediction 6 Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979 ? Options Impacts Technology User Operator Physical Functional Governmental Networks Link characteristics Vehicles System operating policies Organizational policies Travel options Other activity options Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare.
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Models and Prediction 7 Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979 Options Impacts Technology User Operator Physical Functional Governmental Networks Link characteristics Vehicles System operating policies Organizational policies Travel options Other activity options Service model Resource model Equilibrium model Demand model Activity shift model Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare.
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Prediction in Context 8 Source: Manheim, M, Fundamentals of Transportation Systems Analysis , 1979 Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare. Options A. Prediction Impacts T A S R E D A Options Prediction Search Evaluation and Choice Impacts T A B. Analysis Cycle
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Objectives of this Course Build the economic framework to analyze the supply and demand for transportation Develop methodologies for predicting transportation demands
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