Published: 2000 | Category: Research & reports , Research programme , Performance monitoring , Activity management , Natural hazard risk management , Safety, security and public health , Environmental impacts of land transport , Transport demand management , Integrated land use and transport systems , Sustainable land transport , About the research programme , Economic development | Audience: General
The vehicle-ownership forecasting model research project, undertaken in 1996–1997, is described. The two principal objectives of the research are to provide:
The basis for forecasting vehicle ownership, by determining both the level of saturation and the growth path to saturation, is explained, then applied to develop a series of national forecasts of vehicle ownership per person. An approach for deriving regional forecasts that are consistent with the national forecasts is also described.