induced travel

Induced Travel Calculator

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

Induced Travel Calculator Improvements

  • Principal Investigator Jamey Volker, PhD
  • University of California, Davis

Highway capacity expansion projects, involving the building of new roadways or addition of lanes to existing facilities, are often justified at least in part on their ability to reduce traffic cong

Project Status
In Progress

Induced Travel Calculator Project

  • 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 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.