Week 9 - Travel Demand Modelling

Lecturer: Dr Aruna Sivakumar

Aim and Learning Outcomes

The aim of this session is the continuation of Week 08 to provide an understanding of the role of transport planning and appraisal, with a specific focus on methods for travel demand modelling, and the use of the travel demand model in evaluation and appraisal of transport policies and projects.

Lecture Video

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This particular session is about

  • Understanding how the 4-step travel demand modelling method works, including the underlying theory
  • Applying a 4-step travel demand model system including trip generation, trip distribution, mode split, and traffic assignment models, to forecast travel demand

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Lecture materials

  • Tutorial 9

    Tutorial questions relating to the materials covered in this week’s lectures.