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Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Statewide Travel Model Peer Review Report

Appendix F: Slides from Peer Review Sessions #1, #2, & #4

Session #1 (text version)

The following slides were presented in Session #1 in June 5, 2013:

Cover slide for Session 1. Bikes, bus, exhaust texting, building, road. For a full text description of each slide, see the "text version" link by the subheading.

The Vermont Travel Model

History of the Model

Estimating trip productions and attractions.

Flowchart (continued)

Allocating originas and destinations flowchart.

flowchart (continued)

assignment flowchart

update to 2009-2010 base year

input parameters updated

summary of changes to input parameters (table)

summary of changes to input parameters (table)

road network improvements

data for employment growth rates

employment growth rates

forecast employment growth rates, 2010-2035

data for population growth rates

forecast household growth rates, 2010-2035

2035 forecast-year outputs

summary of model uses

potential specific improvements

questions for the peer review panel

potential specific improvements

peer review schedule

Session #2 (text version)

The following slides were presented in Session #2 on June 18, 2013:

Cover slide for Session 1. Bikes, bus, exhaust texting, building, road. For a full text description of each slide, see the "text version" link by the subheading.

TMIP peer review of the Vermont travel model

questions for the peer review panel

more questoins for the peer review panel

comments for FHWA review

model limitations discussed in session 1

assumptions regarding NHB travel

model limitations discussed in session 1

model limitations discussed in session 1

addressing limitations with NCHRP 735

addressing limitations with NCHRP 735

other resources for model improvements

other resources for model improvements

peer review schedule

Session #4 (text version)

The following slides were presented at Session #4 held on July 31, 2013:

Cover of session 4. Peer review, Data, Tools, Analysis, webinars. For a full text description of each slide, see the "text version" link next to the subheading.

current model strengths

general recommendations

consistent themes in response to seven questions

1. Response to FHWA identified issues.

2. Resiliency planning.

3. evaluation of energy/emission goals.

4. system preservation and disinvestment.

5. performance measurement and asset management

6. fair-share methodology

7. corridor prioritization: transit, biking, and walking

suggested reading materials

other suggestions/questions/comments

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Updated: 03/28/2014
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