|Definition of Transportation
||Person and goods movement.
||Ability to obtain goods, services and activities.
|Unit of measure
||Vehicle-miles and vehicle-trips
||Person-miles, person-trips and ton-miles.
||Automobile and truck.
||Automobile, truck and public transit.
||All modes, including mobility substitutes such as telecommuting.
|Common performance indicators
||Vehicle traffic volumes and speeds, roadway Level of Service,
costs per vehicle-mile, parking convenience.
||Person-trip volumes and speeds, road and transit Level of
Service, cost per person-trip, travel convenience.
||Multi-modal Level of Service, land use accessibility, generalized
cost to reach activities.
|Assumptions concerning what benefits consumers.
||Maximum vehicle mileage and speed, convenient parking, low
||Maximum personal travel and goods movement.
||Maximum transport options, convenience, land use accessibility,
|Consideration of land use.
||Favors low-density, urban fringe development patterns.
||Favors some land use clustering, to accommodate transit.
||Favors land use clustering, mix and connectivity.
|Favored transportation improvement strategies
||Increased road and parking capacity, speed and safety.
||Increased transport system capacity, speeds and safety.
||Various strategies to increase transport and land use system
capacity, efficiency and safety.
|Implications for TDM
||Considers vehicle travel reductions undesirable, except where
congestion is extreme.
||Supports TDM strategies that improve personal and freight
||Supports TDM whenever it is cost effective.