The Data Base for Intercity Passenger Travel Analysis: Current State and Future Prospects

Eric J. Miller
2020 unpublished
This paper discusses the need for improved techniques for the analysis and modelling of intercity passenger travel demand in order to provide an improved factual basis for policy decisions in this area. Improvement of these analysis techniques, however, depends fundamentally on the existence of a high-quality, comprehensive, disaggregated data base pertaining to intercity travel. The current state of Canadian intercity travel data is reviewed and found to be inadequate for this task. The paper
more » ... is task. The paper then sketches a data collection program designed to remedy this situation.
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.305892 fatcat:eg5h35lmo5h5bdwsckqmt6dpqe