This report documents the re-estimation of the mode-destination models in the PRISM model for the West Midlands region of the UK. The models for some purposes represent access mode and station choice, and time of day choice for car drivers.
In the 1990s, the usual assumption for an appraisal of road schemes in the UK was that total volumes of traffic were not affected by the capacity provided by the schemes. This assumption was questioned by the influential SACTRA committee in 1994.
Adjunct Policy Researcher
Education Ph.D. in communication research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California; M.S. in educational statistics, University of Maryland; B.S. in German and Spanish, East Carolina University
Education Ph.D. in civil engineering/transportation, Texas A&M University; M.Tech. in civil engineering/transportation, Indian Institute of Technology; B.E. in civil engineering, Mumbai University