A REGIONAL ECONOMIC SIMULATION MODEL FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

FORECASTS OF POPULATION AND EMPLOYMENT FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING REGIONS CAN BE PREPARED USING THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC SIMULATION MODEL DESCRIBED. THE MODEL CONSISTS OF A SET OF RECURSIVE DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS DESCRIBING THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND EMPLOYMENT SECTORS OF A METROPOLITAN REGION AND ITS GROWTH. COMPUTER SIMULATION STUDIES ON THE MODEL ENABLE THE TESTING OF ALTERNATIVE ASSUMPTIONS AND HYPOTHESES CONCERNING A REGIONS FUTURE.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 29-41
  • Monograph Title: Forecasting models and economic impact of highways
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201300
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1994 12:00AM