Forecasting Urban Travel presents in a non-mathematical way the evolution of methods, models and theories underpinning travel forecasts and policy analysis, from the early urban transportation studies of the 1950s to current applications throughout the
"This course attempts to communicate to travel modeling professionals some of the [travel demand forecasting] procedures developed by their colleagues around the U.S. and abroad, most of which have been implemented as part of an existing travel demand modeling system."--p.1-5
Current Practice and Future Direction -- Special Report 288
Author: Transportation Research Board
Publisher: National Academies Press
TRB Special Report 288, Metropolitan Travel Forecasting: Current Practice and Future Direction, examines metropolitan travel forecasting models that provide public officials with information to inform decisions on major transportation system investments and policies. The report explores what improvements may be needed to the models and how federal, state, and local agencies can achieve them. According to the committee that produced the report, travel forecasting models in current use are not adequate for many of today's necessary planning and regulatory uses.