METHODS FOR ANALYZING FUEL SUPPLY LIMITATIONS ON PASSENGER TRAVEL

This report describes the development and testing of methodologies for analyzing the travel impacts of fuel supply limitations. Quantitative approaches are used to analyze work and nonwork travel. The work trip analysis combines incremental logit analysis with the traveler classification aggregation approach. The nonwork trip analysis is based on linear VMT and transit trip models. Input data and computational requirements are modest. The quantitative forecasting system was applied to several fuel shortfall scenarios and produced reasonable results. Qualitative analysis was used to refine the assessment of work and nonwork travel responses; to analyze long-run impacts, such as residential location and auto ownership changes; and to evaluate the distribution of impacts across income or geographic groups. The report also contains guidelines for applying the methodologies, recommendations for further research, discussion of new approaches to travel behavior research that are oppotentially useful for energy policy analysis, and guidelines for data collection. (Author)

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  • Authors:
    • TARDIFF, T J
    • Benham, J L
    • Greene, S
  • Publication Date: 1980-12

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 132 p.
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    • NCHRP Report
    • Issue Number: 229
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0077-5614
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  • Accession Number: 00330080
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM