Activity Based Transportation Modeling for Chelakottukara ward of Thrissur District
Midhun T1, Anitha Jacob2
1Midhun T, Department of Civil Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur (Kerala), India.
2Dr. Anitha Jacob, Department of Civil Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur (Kerala), India.
Manuscript received on 05 December 2018 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 December 2018 | Manuscript published on 30 December 2018 | PP: 86-91 | Volume-8 Issue-2C, December 2018 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.ICID-2018_TE_208
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Abstract: An Activity-based model is the one that generally replaces the conventional trip-based model, which is usually represented to as the four-step model. With the variations in the transportation system attributes and changes in socio-demographics of the individuals, the transportation planners and engineers’ need to have the ability to estimate the variations in transportation demand so as to make a well-versed transportation infrastructure planning decision possible. Activity-based models are used for this purpose; these models are used to forecast travel characteristics and usage of transport services under different socio-economic scenarios. An activity-based travel pattern model has been developed for the individuals of the study area. This activity-travel pattern model will take different input parameters such as various land-use, socio-demographic, activity system, and transportation level-of-service attributes. Thus it will provide the activity-travel pattern of each individual in the study area as the output, within the continuous time domain.
Keywords: Activity-Based Travel Pattern, Four-Step Model, Socio-Economic, Travel Demand.
Scope of the Article: Transportation Engineering