Previously the estimation of generated trip ends has been discussed together with the distribution of trips between the traffic zones. Modal split methods also have been reviewed in which the proportion of trips by the varying travel modes are determined. At this stage the number of trips and their origins and destinations are known but the actual route through the transportation system is unknown. This process of determining the links of the transportation system on which trips will be loaded is known as traffic assignment.
KeywordsTravel Time Modal Choice Link Cost Traffic Assignment Highway Traffic
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