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Travel Demand Forecasting And TDM Measures: The Example Of Montreal's South Shore, 2001-2021

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030221

Volume

64

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

600.65 kb

Author(s)

Y. Bussière, P. Lewis, M.-H. Vandersmissen & P.-Y. Villeneuve

Abstract

Travel demand forecasting and TDM measures: the example of Montreal's south shore, 2001-2021 Y. ~ussikre', P. Lewis2, M.-H. vandersmissen3 & P.-Y. villeneuve4 I National Institute of Scientgic Research (INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Socie'tc!), University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada Dept. of Urban Planning, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada 3 Dept. of Geography, Laval University, Quebec, Canada 4 Dept. of Regional Planning, Laval University, Quebec, Canada Abstract Based on an extensive study completed for the Department of Transportation of the province of Quebec (DTQ), Canada, in 2002, the paper presents a case study of travel demand forecasting in the Montreal Metropolitan Area (MMA) between the South Shore and the rest of the RMM (mainly the Island of Montreal). The main objective was to diagnose the need or not of new infrastructures (new bridge, Light Rail Transit, etc.) vs. Travel Demand Management (TDM) measures to solve the problem of the growing congestion on the bridges. Sta

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