URBAN ORIGIN-DESTINATION SURVEYS

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN PREPARED TO SERVE AS A GUIDE TO COLLECTING URBAN TRIP AND HOUSEHOLD SOCIO-ECONOMIC DATA. IT WILL PROVIDE THE MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES NECESSARY TO PLAN, IMPLEMENT, CONTROL, AND CARRY THE DATA COLLECTION EFFORT TO A SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION. IT WILL ALSO PROVIDE SAMPLE DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS THAT MAY BE USED AS THE BASIS FOR DEVELOPING SPECIFIC GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYEES DOING SAMPLE SELECTION INTERVIEWING, CODING, AND PROCESSING. THESE GUIDELINES DISCUSS THE VARIOUS ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR SAMPLE SELECTION, DATA COLLECTION, AND RELATED DATA PROCESSING FOR A DWELLING UNIT SURVEY, A TRUCK SURVEY, A TAXI SURVEY, AND AN EXTERNAL SURVEY. A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF VARIOUS SPECIAL PURPOSE STUDIES IS ALSO INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT DESIGNED TO SATISFY EVERY NEED THAT MAY EXIST WITH REGARD TO DATA COLLECTION. IT IS INTENDED THAT THIS PUBLICATION WILL ASSIST THE USER IN DETERMINING THE DATA NEEDS FOR A PARTICULAR URBAN AREA, EVALUATING THE ALTERNATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR OBTAINING THE DATA, AND DETERMINING THE PROCEDURES THAT WILL BE MOST APPROPRIATE TO ACHIEVE THE STUDY'S GOALS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 309 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239655
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 11 1974 12:00AM