Business and Site Specific Trip Generation Methodology for Truck Trips

The goal of the study is to develop a robust methodology for estimating freight demand that is founded on sound economic theories. Since the study will involve substantial amount of data collection for each type of business analyzed, a carefully selected group of business establishments would include large-scale retail distribution centers, warehouses, agricultural, building materials and manufacturing facilities, and freight facilities such as intermodal and truck freight terminals will be targeted.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $132607.00
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Midwest Regional University Transportation Center

    University of Wisconsin
    2205 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive, Room 272
    Madison, WI  United States  53706
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Illinois, Chicago

    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    842 West Taylor Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60607
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kawamura, Kazuya

  • Start Date: 20040708
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 9705

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01458772
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Midwest Regional University Transportation Center
  • Contract Numbers: 05-03
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:50PM