RES2021-02: Towards Sustainable Tourism Transportation Systems and Services in Tennessee

This research will investigate the current status of multimodal transportation systems and services in serving the tourism traffic in Tennessee (TN). Extensive analysis of historic tourism traffic related data, and transportation systems and service data, the research will update the existing TN statewide travel demand model that will be used to identify frequent routes used by tourism traffic and identify deficiencies in terms of transportation systems and services. Based on the analysis findings, this research will develop and analyze alternative transportation planning polices in supporting today’s and future tourism needs. Indicators and standards to evaluate the effectiveness of tourism related sustainable transportation planning, management and policy will be developed.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $149294
    • Contract Numbers:


    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Tennessee Department of Transportation

      James K. Polk Building
      Fifth and Deaderick Street
      Nashville, TN  United States  37243-0349
    • Project Managers:

      Christian, Michelle

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Memphis

      Memphis, TN  United States 
    • Principal Investigators:

      Mishra, Sabyasachee

    • Start Date: 20200901
    • Expected Completion Date: 20220831
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • USDOT Program: Transportation, Planning, Research, and Development

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01754280
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Tennessee Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: RES2021-02
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Oct 6 2020 4:36PM