TRANSPORT RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS: REPORT FOR 1979

Progress is reported on the following projects: car ownership forecasting for discrete areas; integrated land use and transport modelling; location and commuting; mixed mode demand forecasting; model mis-specification and its effects; a model for the evaluation of traffic management schemes; the estimation of origin-destination matrices from traffic counts; rhtm trip distribution investigation; analytical aspects of large traffic distribution models; inter-regional road freight distribution modelling; route flows from equilibrium assignment; expenditure of time and money on travel; car use; comparison of trip generation models; microsimulation of organised car-sharing schemes; car-sharing experiments and investigation of determinants of off-peak travel behaviour; work journey rescheduling; the impact of transport problems on inner city firms; the effects of traffic management on retailing activities; local transport finance; management objectives and methods of finance for rail passenger services; a comparative study of the performance of Western Europe rail systems; choice of mode for bulk freight; the demand for inter-city business travel: environmental capacity in national parks; attitudes of passengers to bus services; bus and crew scheduling; traffic flow data collection using aerial photographs; land-use transportation systems and energy conservation; switched reluctance motor drive for battery powered vehicles; fuel cells. Details of other activities, of staff, sponsors and references to papers published are listed. (TRRL)

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    Printerhall Limited

    29 Newmart Street
    London W1P 3PE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • KIRBY, H R
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

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  • Accession Number: 00319576
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM