induced travel

Induced Travel Calculator

  • Principal Investigator Susan Handy, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
This project will develop a web-based tool for calculating the induced travel effects of highway expansion projects
Project Status
In Progress

Induced Travel Calculator

Research Product Type
This calculator looks at how the addition of high-occupancy vehicle lane (HOV) miles contributes to the addition of vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

Induced Vehicle Travel in the Environmental Review Process

Research Product Type
Associated Publication
Associated publication in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board utilizing the Induced Travel Calculator to estimate the induced vehicle travel impacts of roadway capacity expansion projects in California.

Webinar: A New Web Tool to Calculate Induced Travel

This webinar gives an overview of the induced travel concept, summarizes the academic research on induced travel elasticities, introduces the new induced VMT calculator developed by NCST researchers; and provides discussion on the calculator from two California transportation planning and policy experts.