Trip generation in Australia : Practical issues

Mousavi, A., Bunker, J.M., & Lee, B. (2012) Trip generation in Australia : Practical issues. Road and Transport Research: a journal of Australian and New Zealand research and practice, 21(4), pp. 24-37.

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Abstract

An online survey was conducted to investigate the views and experiences of Australian traffic and transport professionals about practical problems and issues in terms of trip generation and trip chaining for use in Transport Impact Assessment (TIA). Findings from this survey revealed that there is a shortage of appropriate data related to trip generation estimation for use in TIAs in Australia. Establishing a National Trip Generation Database (NTGD) with a centralised responsible organisation for collecting and publishing trip generation data based on federal and state governments’ contribution was found the most accepted solution for resolving this shortage as well as providing national standards and guidelines associated with trip generation definitions, data collection methodology, and TIA preparation process based on updated research. Finally, the study recognised the importance of the trip chaining effects on trip generation estimation and identified most prevalent land uses subject to trip chaining in terms of TIA.

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ID Code: 58104
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: trip generation, transport impact assessment, traffic impact assessment, trip chaining
ISSN: 1037-5783 (print)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 ARRB Group Ltd
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Deposited On: 11 Mar 2013 23:13
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2013 02:48

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