By using both qualitative and quantitative analysis, this study found improving transportation multimodal connectivity has a positive impact on multilateral trade across countries and regions along China Belt and Road Initiative.
RAND Europe Research Briefs on Choice Modelling and Behavioural Research
Automobility — travel in personal vehicles — varies between countries. This brief summarizes a study of the factors besides economic development that affect automobility and how automobility might evolve in developing countries.
Setting the Agenda for an Evidence-based Olympics is a RAND Europe initiative that reveals how our rigorous research and analysis can help policy and decision makers to address the immense challenges of London's Olympic Games.
Developing Transport Demand Models: State-of-Practice Tools to Enable Detailed Assessment of Transport Policy 2007
This brief summarises how RAND Europe's modelling team develops state-of-practice tools to enable detailed assessment of transport policy over large areas. These tools assist transport authorities across the globe in mitigating congestion and the environmental hazards that result from traffic.
Understanding what drives people's choices and how these choices may change is critical for developing effective policy. This brief describes discrete choice modelling which provides an analytical framework to understand choice decisions.
Describes the travel demand model that was developed to quantify the benefits travellers would receive from projected improvements to ferry services to the Isles of Scilly in the UK.
Park-and-ride schemes can be an effective means of reducing private automobile traffic in an urban area. In order to assess the effects of different transport policies, travel demand models must include elements of park-and-ride choice. RAND Europe’s modelling team has expertise in the development of park-and-ride models, as a means to assess both the feasibility of proposed park-and-ride developments and the growth in demand at existing sites.
Road pricing is moving up the policy agenda as an option to relieve traffic congestion and to reduce the environmental impact of traffic. Policymakers need reliable, flexible transport models to forecast the impact of road pricing schemes. RAND Europe has been undertaking with UK clients to investigate road pricing.
TIGRIS XL land-use model: Using the TIGRIS XL model to predict transport and land-use developments 2007
The TIGRIS XL land-use model is a simulation model that can help urban planners by providing projections of land-use developments and transport demand under different spatial and transport scenarios.