INDUCED travel due to changes in the transport network is a well-known phenomenon. For many years, it was ignored in transport modelling, by accounting only for re-routeing of trips rather than mode shifts or origin and/or destination changes. Nowadays, most modelling includes it, thus producing variable trip matrices between scenarios rather than fixed ones. AContinue reading “Induced travel: how quickly do people adapt?”
Let me be very clear about this – the system of rational and objective planning for transport is completely broken in Victoria.
Politics has trumped planning, and there’s no guarantee that the chosen investments are the right ones.
It’s nothing short of pork-barreling in the extreme.