Research for the AASHTO Committee on Environment and Sustainability. Task 96. Quick Reference Guide for Traffic Modelers for Generating Traffic and Activity Data for Project-Level Air Quality Analyses

The objective of this research is to supplement NCHRP Report 765, "Analytical Travel Forecasting Approaches for Project-Level Planning and Design" by providing guidance focusing specifically on generating traffic information for air quality analysis. The guidance will aid traffic modelers in understanding the traffic data needed for air quality analysis. It will also contribute to improved accuracy and efficiency of the traffic and activity modeling required for federally required air quality analyses by providing guidance to modelers to help them develop data in formats that can be easily used by air quality analysts. The Quick Reference Guide describes traffic needs for project screening, refined analyses, and dispersion modeling of carbon monoxide (CO), particulate matter (PM), and mobile source air toxics (MSATs). Information on greenhouse gas (GHG) analysis is also included.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $75000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-25, Task 96

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

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

    Hartell, Ann

  • Performing Organizations:

    Parsons Brinckerhoff

    2545 Farmers Dr. Suite 350
    Columbus, OH  United States  43235
  • Principal Investigators:

    Ginzburg, Helen

  • Start Date: 20151104
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180531
  • Actual Completion Date: 20180531
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39794

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01566285
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-25, Task 96
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 13 2015 1:00AM