Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Problems. Topic 47-17. Statewide and Mega-Regional Models: Recent Practice and Emerging Trends

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 514: Statewide and Megaregional Travel Forecasting Models: Freight and Passenger documents current practices and emerging trends with travel forecasting models. The report explores the motivation for and capabilities of statewide and megaregion models, options for extending them and challenges states face doing so, data requirements, how they are used and integrated with other models, institutional constraints, and emerging trends and methods. Several related issues were investigated as well, including performance monitoring, alternative forecasting approaches, and how states are addressing hot topics such as pricing and congestion, multi-state corridors, and new transportation modes.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $45000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-05, Topic

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Jencks, Crawford

  • Performing Organizations:

    WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

    Albuquerque, New Mexico  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Donnelly, Rick

  • Start Date: 20151101
  • Expected Completion Date: 20171019
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39652

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01562853
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-05, Topic
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: May 13 2015 1:00AM