Preliminary Agenda

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Travel Forecasting for New Starts Proposals
A Workshop Sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration
June 15-16, 2006
Millennium Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Preliminary Agenda
Day 1 # Session Minutes Schedule
1 - Introductions and Overview 45 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM
2 - Project benefits (a): additional transit attributes  45 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Break 15 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
3 - Project benefits (b): congestion relief 30 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
4 - Project benefits (c): variable trip tables 30 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
5 - Project benefits (d): variable land use 30 11:15 AM to 11:45 AM
6 - Project benefits (e): economic development 30 11:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Lunch 45 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
7 - Quality control (a): FTA analysis of predicted and actual ridership 15 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
8 - Quality control (b): data library and insights 30 1:15 PM to 1:45 PM
9 - Quality control (c): CTPP-based aggregate model 45 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM
Break 15 2:30 PM to 2:45 PM
10 - Quality control (d): semi-independent forecasts 45 2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
11 - Quality control (e): additional QC test measures 45 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
12 - Quality control (f): Summit update 45 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Day 2 # Session Minutes Schedule
13 - Quality control (g): early quality-of-service analysis 45 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM
14 - Quality control (h): dealing with uncertainties in forecasts 45 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Break 15 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
15 - Quality control (i): tracking the accuracy of forecasts 30 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
16 - Draft guidance (a): properties of travel forecasting methods 45 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
17 - Draft guidance (b): calibration and validation 45 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Lunch 45 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
18 - Draft guidance (c): methods for on-board surveys 30 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
19 - Draft guidance (d): preservation of travel forecasts 30 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
20 - Other comments, ideas, and suggestions 30 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
21 - Summary of conclusions and next steps 30 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  
  
 1 - Introductions and Overview
 2 - Project benefits
x 3 - Project benefits (a): additional transit attributes
x 4 - Project benefits (b): congestion relief
x 5 - Project benefits (c): variable trip tables
x 6 - Project benefits (d): variable land use
x 7 - Project benefits (e): economic development
 8 - Quality control
x 9 - Quality control (a): FTA analysis of predicted and actual ridership
x 10 - Quality control (b): data library and insights
x 11 - Quality control (c): CTPP-based aggregate model
x 12 - Quality control (d): semi-independent forecasts
x 13 - Quality control (e): additional QC test measures
x 14 - Quality control (f): Summit update
 15 - Quality control (g): early quality-of-service analysis
 16 - Quality control (h): dealing with uncertainties in forecasts
 17 - Quality control (i): tracking the accuracy of forecasts
 18 - Draft guidance (a): properties of travel forecasting methods
 19 - Draft guidance (b): calibration and validation
 20 - Draft guidance (c): methods for on-board surveys
 21 - Draft guidance (d): preservation of travel forecasts
 22 - Other comments, ideas, and suggestions
 23 - Summary of conclusions and next steps