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.
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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
- Manheim’s chapter on transport modeling
- Representation of the demand for travel - Concepts and definitions
- Chapters 1, 4, 5, 6 from Ortuzar & Willumsen
Tutorial questions relating to the materials covered in this week’s lectures.