Transportation planning data for urbanized areas based on the 1980 census
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Transportation planning data for urbanized areas based on the 1980 census final report

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Published by The Division, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commuting -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Travel time (Traffic engineering) -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Automobile ownership -- United States -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Carlos G. Rodriguez ... [et al.] ; prepared for Urban Planning and Transportation Management Division, Office of Highway Planning, Federal Highway Administration
ContributionsRodriguez, Carlos G, United States. Office of Highway Planning. Urban Planning and Transportation Management Division
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14270261M

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Transportation planning data for urbanized areas based on the Census / United States. Office of Highway Planning. Urban Planning and Transportation Management Division. and United States. Federal Highway Administration. D.C.]: U.S. Department of Transportation: Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of. Experience with the Census Urban Transportation Planning Package in the Washington metropolitan area / George V. Wickstrom --Analysis and use of Urban Transportation Planning Package in the Delaware Valley region / Thabet Zakaria --Uses of the Urban Transportation Planning Package from the Census in the Denver-Boulder region. The development of transportation-related questions into a major component of the decennial census since World War II is also documented. 2. A review of the design and content of the UTPP, which is a special product of the census specifically tailored for transportation planning. The Census included 8 transportation items: Six population questions and 2 housing questions. These questions elicited data on place-of-work, means of transportation, carpooling, travel time, personal disabilities, and automobile availability, light-trucks and vans per household.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), as well as state and local transportation planning organizations, have relied on the consistent data collection provided by the decennial census for travel-to-work characteristics and vehicle availability information since when transportation items were first added to the census. Nore. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highways Administration, Transportation Planning Data for Urbanized Areas Based on the Census. The availability of its data for transportation planning is very new () and has not yet been subject to the kind of critical evalua­ and the surrounding built-up urban area. In some regions, however, almost the entire area is covered. and the U.S. Census place-of-work data. There is a high degree of interest in the MPO/DOT community about the effect of these new urbanized areas. The FHWA and FTA have a Frequently Asked Questions web page on applying Census urbanized area data in FHWA and FTA planning programs. In addition, the Federal Transit Administration has an urbanized area FAQ page relating to Section , and .

Prior to the implementation of ACS, CTPP referred to a single package of data also known as the "Journey to Work" Package. In this data was known as the "UTPP" (Urban Transportation Planning Package), and as the "UTP" (Urban Transportation Package) in the Census. There was no "Journey to Work" special tabulation from the Census. Census Urbanized Area Population and Population Density Data (Used for the Section , , and Apportionments) . Journey-to-Work Trends in the United States and its Major Metropolitan Areas U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, Publication Number FHWA-PL-xxxxxx, September , available in PDF, HTML and with Excel spreadsheets from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, San Francisco. Decennial Census Data for Transportation Planning: . The Planning Database (PDB) contains select ACS 5-year ACS estimates, ACS response rates, and the Census Bureau's low response score (LRS), where the LRS is a tract-level predicted value of mail self-response. The PDB was designed as an aid for survey and census planning purposes, but has many potential uses.