Research Highlights

Options for Integrating Urban Land Use and Travel Demand Models

John Gliebe
Despite a growing interest among the transportation planning community for the use of more sophisticated land use forecasting tools, agencies have been slow to adopt state-of-the-art land use modeling practices. Barriers include a multitude of different approaches to land use modeling and, in particular integrated transport-land use modeling, and a large of uncertainty involved in their development This proposal is a technology transfer project involving integrated transport-land use mode... Read More

Developing Data, Models, and Tools to Enhance Transportation Equity

Amy Lubitow
Julius McGee , Raoul LieĢvanos , Kelly Clifton
Despite recent improvements in transportation accessibility assessments and transportation survey methodologies, there are still challenges in engaging hard to reach populations in transportation surveys, such as low-income, minority, and transit-dependent populations that are protected classes under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Executive Order 12898. Because travel survey data are used to forecast demand, inform transportation investments, and craft urban policies, it is critical to... Read More