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62 Table 81. Peak-period person-trips and percent internal trip capture by automobile access--Legacy Town Center. Morning Peak Period1 Afternoon Peak Period2 Vehicle Access Entering Exiting Entering Exiting Percent Percent Percent Percent Trips Trips Trips Trips Internal Internal Internal Internal Yes (Vehicle Driver) 1,892 6% 670 17% 3,862 22% 2,772 31% Yes (Non-Vehicle Driver) 0 0% 11 0% 13 100% 121 11% No Vehicle Access 9 100% 9 100% 52 100% 90 58% 1 Automobile access not reported for 189 entering trips and 2,052 exiting trips. 2 Automobile access not reported for 612 entering trips and 1,156 exiting trips. of a personal vehicle for travel. It appears that the internal marily exit interviews conducted as people departed from capture rate for those who did not have a personal vehicle specific businesses or other uses and were expanded based available is higher than for those who could have driven. This on counts of people exiting the same doors. The Florida inter- is logical since once one travels to a destination, it makes sense views were conducted at locations within the developments, to combine trips at the destination area. some of which were in front of entrances and some of which were along busy walkways. The three developments sur- veyed were Florida Survey Data FDOT sponsored two studies of MXDs during the early Country Isles, 1990s. The two studies each covered three developments. Village Commons, and While the objectives were similar to those for this project, Boca del Mar. procedural details were quite different for one of the studies. For the Florida study, the resulting internal capture data do Three sites were surveyed in 1993 as part of a study that not have as much specificity about internal trip-making. produced a report titled FDOT Trip Characteristics Study of The two studies used different questionnaires and, there- Multi-Use Developments (18). Each site not only had multiple fore, collected different data. One questionnaire provided uses, but also had different parts of the development separated data by individual trip, and the resulting data were usable for from each other in distance, connectivity, or both. Whereas the current project. The other aggregated internal trips, so the Mockingbird Station, Atlantic Station, and Legacy Town data were not usable. For the usable study, data were collected Center are essentially fully integrated and well connected, the for midday and P.M. peak periods. No data were collected for Florida sites were more conventionally arranged in pods. Inter- the A.M. peak period. Three MXDs were included. All three action between the pods requires crossing parking lots and are located in Broward and Palm Beach counties (i.e., the east some separations that are beyond reasonable walking distances. coast of Florida in the Fort LauderdalePalm Beach area). Origin-destination interviews were conducted at each of Data for the usable study were not available in original the study sites. The interviews were structured to collect three form, so the relevant portion was re-keyed from copies of for- different types of information about each site: macro trip- matted printouts of the original data so that they could be making characteristics, micro trip-making characteristics, analyzed. Some survey trip records were not totally clear and and trip length. The characteristics for each type of informa- a few ran off the available pages, so there could be minor in- tion are as follows: accuracies in a few records; however, this was not judged to compromise the overall value of the data for the purposes of 1. Macro trip-making characteristics pertain to the charac- this project. teristics of a trip to and from the site. These characteristics Data for the three Florida developments were collected from were used in the FDOT research project to categorize trips mid-morning until 6:15 P.M. Only data matching the data col- as captured, primary, diverted, or secondary. lection periods for the NCHRP Project 8-51 pilot studies were 2. Micro trip-making characteristics pertain only to the part used. Hence, the Florida data used covered the P.M. peak period of the trip within the site. This information was used in the (3:30 P.M. to 6:15 P.M. compared with 3:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. for FDOT research project to determine the number of inter- the NCHRP Project 8-51 pilot studies). nally captured trips, the number of the trip stops within One other characteristic of the data was different from the site, and the interaction between land uses. Through the pilot study data. Interviews for the pilot studies were pri- examination of individual survey records, researchers for