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SAMPERS — The New Swedish National Travel Demand Forecasting Tool

  • Muriel Beser
  • Staffan Algers
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

Swedish transportation authorities have a long tradition of developing traffic demand models. The first generation of national models was developed in the beginning of the 1980s, a second generation during the first half of 1990s. These models have also been frequently used in a large number of projects but also as a part of the regular national strategic transport investment plan. The national planning process has been a four-year cycle of revising a ten-year investment scheme. The first step in this process is to undertake an analysis to decide on a general policy (like promoting accessibility or focusing on environmental protection). Here the models are used to analyse a few main alternatives, representing major differences in transportation policy and economic development (such as heavily increased petrol taxes to reduce carbondioxide emission).

Keywords

Mode Choice Route Choice Travel Survey Destination Choice Trip Purpose 
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References

  1. Algers, S. (1993), ‘An integrated structure of long distance travel behaviour models in Sweden’, Transportation Research Record 1413, Washington D.C., pp. 141–149.Google Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Muriel Beser
    • 1
  • Staffan Algers
    • 1
  1. 1.Transek ABSolnaSweden

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