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Appendix E:  Traffic Analysis Tools by Category

E.1 Sketch-Planning Tools

Examples of sketch-planning tools:

E.2 Travel Demand Models

Available travel demand modeling tools:

E.3 Analytical/Deterministic Tools (HCM Methodologies)

There is a wide array of analytical/deterministic tools currently available, including:

E.4 Traffic Optimization Tools

Examples of traffic optimization tools:

E.5 Macroscopic Simulation Models

Examples of macroscopic simulation traffic analysis tools:

E.6 Mesoscopic Simulation Models

Examples of mesoscopic simulation tools:

E.7 Microscopic Simulation Models

Examples of microscopic traffic simulation models:

E.8 Integrated Traffic Analysis Tools

There are some programs or utilities available that integrate two or more programs to provide a common data input format (all allow a user to run several programs). Some examples of integrated traffic simulation models include:

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