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Design of a Completely New Approach for a National Household-Based Long Distance Travel Survey Instrument

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-11-0044
Project Abstract: 

The objective of this exploratory research project is to push the boundary of the known research on survey methods to determine if significant gains in survey estimates can be achieved through the use of innovative techniques. More specifically, to address questions such as: Can significant improvements be incurred in response rates through the adoption of advanced technology for capturing detailed survey information? Does new technology reduce or increase respondent burden when combined with other methods? What impact on estimates of long-distance travel (i.e., variability of survey estimates) would be incurred through the use of new techniques?

Goals

The key project objective is to develop foundational research for a national, multimodal passenger transportation demand model.

Research HUB ID: 
15008
Project Status: 
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$1,007,021
Start Date: 
Friday, August 12, 2011
End Date: 
Monday, August 12, 2013
Public Access Plan: 
No
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Exploratory Advanced Research

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