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How Our Office Collects Person Trip Generation Data

How Our Office Collects Person Trip Generation Data


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Most trip generation data that is collected is vehicle-based and is focused on land uses where there is parking. However, collecting this type of data in urban areas, where parking isn’t abundant and people use multiple modes of transportation, is much more challenging. Yet, having an understanding of how people travel to urban destination is vital for cities and developers to better plan for...
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Death of the 2-Hour Turning Movement Count

Death of the 2-Hour Turning Movement Count


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Just talked to a client of ours who asked for a quote to get a.m. and p.m. 2-hour turning movement counts at two intersections that are each controlled with stop signs (we do have a standard price list for our Minneapolis, Minnesota area – Download our most recent TDI Price List).  Because we’re counting with the COUNTcam video system now, we’ve changed our pricing structure quite a bit so...
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48 Hour Turning Movement Counts – How & Why?

48 Hour Turning Movement Counts – How & Why?


Since I was an intern at Image Sensing Systems working with the Autoscope in 1994, I thought our industry should be doing turning movement counts with computers instead of people.  That’s why I was excited to be an early adopter of Miovision who promised automated turning movement counts.  After working with Miovision for half a year, I figured out (1) they deliver accurate data, although we...
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