2015-04-27

Freight Trip Generation Modelling

This research brief highlights the importance of quantifying freight trips as a step toward enhancing understanding of urban freight systems.

 

Link to the brief: Freight Trip Generation ModellingPDF (pdf, 307.9 kB)

Authors: Iván Sánchez-Diaz, José Holguin-Veras, Miguel Jaller

Brief Targets:

  • Metropolitan planning organizations and local departments of transportation
  • Urban planners and transportation authorities
  • Researchers, practitioners and consultants interested in urban freight and freight-demand modelling
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