SLO Model User Guide - the City of San Luis Obispo

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SLO Model User Guide - the City of San Luis Obispo

Model User’s Guidecould be maintained to facilitate testing of minor land use alternatives associated with proposeddevelopment.The database contains some information that is static (does not change when a different data scenario isselected) and other data that is dynamic (varies by data scenario). The static and dynamic data items arelisted below. A detailed description of each data item is provided in the sections that follow.Static Data:• Roadway Parameters (lookup tables by facility type and area type)• Household Size, Income, and Worker Disaggregation Curves• Trip Generation Rates (production and attraction rates)• Trip Rate Factors• Friction Factors (gamma parameters)• Mode Choice Parameters (coefficients and constants)• Time of Day ParametersDynamic Data:• Land Use Data (SLOCOG data and City data)• Regional Bivariate Data (household size and income)• Other TAZ Data (area type, parking cost, K-district)• Special Generator Data• External Station DataDatabase InterfaceWhen opened, the model database will present the user with a request to enable VBA macros. Oncemacros are enabled, the database interface form will appear. This form provides automated managementof data scenarios and guided access to key datasets. The interface is annotated in Figure 12.To modify dynamic data for a specific data scenario, set the active scenario to the desired year and openthe scenario specific datasets from the main interface dialog box. Data can be edited directly in Access.Alternately, data can be copied from Access and pasted in Excel. Once data has been modified, it can bepasted back into the Access database.Not all datasets can be accessed directly from the database interface form. These datasets can be accessedby directly opening the desired data table.San Luis ObispoCity Travel Model Documentation17

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