PROJECTIVE LAND USE MODEL -PLUM VOLUME I- PLAN MAKING WITH A COMPUTER MODEL VOLUME II- THEORY AND APPLICATION VOLUME III- COMPUTER SYSTEMS GUIDE

VOLUME I, WRITTEN FOR A GENERAL AUDIENCE, BRIEFLY REVIEWS THE USE OF COMPUTER MODELS FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING AND, MORE SPECIFICALLY, DESCRIBES THE EMERGENCE OF PLUM AS A FORECASTING TOOL IN THE BAY AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY COMMISSION'S PLANNING PROCESS. EXPERIENCES IN DEVELOPING AND APPLYING PLUM, INCLUDEING A COMMENTARY ON DATA PROBLEMS, ARE OUTLINED. VOLUME II, AN INTENSIVE REVIEW OF THE THEORY AND APPLICATION OF PLUM, IS PRIMARILY DESIGNED FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNERS WHO WANT TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS MODEL IS AND HOW IT CAN BE APPLIED. THIS REPORT COVERS, IN DETAIL, THE ECONOMIC AND MATHEMATICAL ORIENTATION OF THE MODEL. VOLUME III SUPPLEMENTS VOLUME II AND COVERS THE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF THE COMPUTER PROGRAMS OF PLUM, INCLUDING DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PLUM DATA REQUIREMENTS. THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES GUIDELINES FOR DATA PREPARATION FOR USE BY THE COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS GUIDES FOR USING PLUM ON SEVERAL TYPES OF COMPUTERS. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering
    Berkeley, CA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Goldner, W
    • Meredith, J R
    • Rosenthal, S R
    • Reynolds, M M
  • Publication Date: 1972-3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240420
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM