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Forecasting road transport demand

  • GDP
  • fuel prices
  • population growth
  • car ownership
  • industrial output
  • import of goods

Important uses of traffic forecasts

  • determine future network needs at a national and local level
  • estimate where the greatest traffic bottle necks are to occur
  • forecast likely effects of particular transport policies, e.g road pricing

 

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Transport

Forecasting road transport demand

  • GDP
  • fuel prices
  • population growth
  • car ownership
  • industrial output
  • import of goods

Important uses of traffic forecasts

  • determine future network needs at a national and local level
  • estimate where the greatest traffic bottle necks are to occur
  • forecast likely effects of particular transport policies, e.g road pricing

 

2 of 2

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