Estimating Travel Demand for a New Light Rail Transit System

TitleEstimating Travel Demand for a New Light Rail Transit System
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLeever, M, Althaus, RA, Anestidou, L, Brinkman, A, Connolly, P, Ladenson, R, Weigel, C
Pagination1 p,
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsData , data management , ENGINEERING , professional , professional responsibility
AbstractWhen a transportation planning consultant working on a estimating the travel demand for a proposed light-rail transit system finds out that her estimates are too low for the project to be eligible for for federal funding, she changes her estimate to fit with federal guidelines because she knows that the light rail system will significantly improve accessibility for traditionally underserved groups in the community.
NotesCase from the 2005 APPE National Ethics Bowl Championship. Copyright, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2005.
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