This policy brief aims to answer the following questions: what is the best way to measure individuals’ long-distance travel in order to inform planning and policy, and what factors are associated with long-distance travel and do they suggest inequitable access to intercity and more distant destinations?
This presentation discussed recent trends in short-distance trips and changes in travel demand observed in the United States, the factors behind these trends, and how these factors are likely to affect travel demand in future years.
Caltrans Headquarters, Basement Boardroom, 1120 N Street, Sacramento, CA
This white paper discusses a potential "Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Peak" for the 21st century. It presents a research agenda designed to clarify the reasons for the current VMT peak and to assess the implications for future passenger travel demand in the U.S.