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Freight Impacts on Ohio's Roadways

Freight Modeling Partnering Tools

. . .an important decision

photo of two beach chairs and an umbrella at the beach; text Tools for Freight Modeling map of Florida

. . .and RELAXING


Building a Modeling TEAM

photo of a man and woman by an airplane with an image of Florida in the background.

How Modeling grew in Florida


Florida had 15 Urban Areas in 1980

map showing Florida's 15 urban areas in 1980


25 Urban Areas in 1990

map showing Florida's 25 Urban Areas in 1990

Florida models


7 Non-Urban Areas have Models

map showing 7 Non-Urban Areas with Models

McCullough: The emerging urban areas will already have model when they too become designated urban area.

Florida models


Models are Joined to Form Regional Models

map showing 6 Florida regional models

Florida models


Florida also has a Statewide Model

map of Florida with text FIHS

Florida models


Building a Modeling Team

photo of a man and woman by an airplane with an image of Florida in the background.

McCullough: The Model Task Force is a group . . .not appointed by Department procedure


How Organized

Org. charg showing Central Office, 7 Districts and various MPOs


Centralized View

Org. charg showing Central Office, 7 Districts and various MPOs


Decentralized View

Org. charg showing Central Office, 7 Districts and various MPOs


Building a Modeling TEAM

photo of a man and woman by an airplane with an image of Florida in the background.

McCullough: The Model Task Force is a group . . .not appointed by Department procedure

Bridging the Policy/Technical gap


TEAM BUILDING

Policy Management Technical

The central office functions as the TEAM Facilitator "Bridging the GAP"

Assumes technical support:

State Transportation Planner
Transportation Directors
Planning Managers
MPOAC (25 MPO's)
Regional Planning Councils
FHWA (Local & National)
Central Office Support

Assumes policy support

Florida Model Task Force
Task Force Sub-committees
Regional User Groups
MPO Modelers
University Research Centers
FHWA (Local & National)
Consultants
Central Office support


Factors Affecting Freight Demand

flowchart comparing direct and indirect freigh demand factors


Goods Movement Modeling vs..Truck Modeling

photo of a truck photo of a ship photo of a jet

graph comparing number of trucks, short trips, and long trips


Dilbert cartoon describing 5% of the trucks drive 50% of the miles


cartoon graph comparing Vehicle Miles Traveled between big and small trucks


cartoon: That's why the FIHS Is so Important. 3% of the roads carry more than 50% of the truck VMT (Vehicle Miles Traveled


Building Freight Partners
(Urban, Regional & Statewide)

Florida models

  • 25 Urban
  • 7 Non-Urban
  • 6 Regional
  • 1 Statewide

Urban Truck Models

Map of Florida

Regional Truck Models

Statewide Highway Freight Model


image comparing truck trips between statewide, regional, and urban


Truck/.Goods Movement Efforts

map of Florida


Freight Modeling Partnering Tools

. . .an important decision

photo of two beach chairs and an umbrella at the beach; text Tools for Freight Modeling
map of Florida

. . .and RELAXING


FREIGHT MODELING TEAM BUILDING

photo of two beach chairs and an umbrella at the beach; text Tools for Freight Modeling

Updated: 03/31/2011
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