Term of the Road Dictionary

traffic generation study

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Traffic Traffic Engineering
  • Definition : First step in a traffic forecast study, in which the numbers of trips generated and attracted by each zone are calculated. Note: in virtually every study this has been accomplished independently from the travel conditions or the price of travel and with ''empirical'' observation of existing trip generation rates being used.
  • Synonyms : trip generation study

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