TRB Special Report 277 - Measuring Personal Travel and Goods Movement recommends a series of actions the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) should take to render its flagship surveys -- the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) and the Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) -- more effective in meeting the needs of a broad spectrum of data users. The report also recommends approaches BTS and its survey partners should adopt to develop more effective survey methods and address institutional issues affecting survey stability and quality.
Report Summary published in the October-September 2004 issue of the TR News.
Table of Contents
|2 Description and Assessment of Bureau of Transportation Statistics Surveys||15-25|
|A Letter Report on the National Household Travel Survey||54-78|
|B Letter Report on the Omnibus Survey Program||79-100|
|C Letter Report on the Commodity Flow Survey||101-125|
|D Committee Meetings||126-128|
|Study Committee Biographical Information||129-134|
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