TORONTO AREA REGIONAL MODEL STUDY: TRIP GENERATION

THE MAIN OBJECTIVE OF THE TORONTO AREA REGIONAL MODEL STUDY (TARMS) IS TO DEVELOP A TRAFFIC FORCASTING MODEL TO BE USED AS A LONG RANGE PLANNING TOOL FOR THE STUDY AREA. THE TARMS MODEL HAS THREE MAJOR COMPONENTS: TRIP GENERATION, TRIP DISTRIBUTION AND MODAL SPLIT. THIS REPORT COVERS THE TRIP GENERATION COMPONENT OF THE MODEL. IN ORDER TO ESTABLISH MORE PRECISE AND RELIABLE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TRIP MAKING AND LAND USE, THE TRIP GENERATION PROCESS HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT BY TRIP PURPOSE. THE TARMS MODEL IS IN TWO PARTS - A 24 HOUR MODEL TO SIMULATE DAILY PERSON TRIPS, BY BOTH PRIVATE VEHICLE AND PUBLIC TRANSIT FOR LONG RANGE PLANNING PURPOSES, AND A P. M. PEAK MODEL TO SIMULATE TRIPS BETWEEN 4:30 AND 5:30 P. M. FOR SYSTEM DESIGN PURPOSES. /RATAOC/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 71 Pp, 20 FIG, 18 TAB, 17 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Dept Transp, Toronto /Canada

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00227565
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Roads & Transportation Assoc /Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1972 12:00AM