Travel Surveys

Travel surveys provide information on behavior characteristics that are essential for the development of travel demand models and in the transportation planning process. The surveys are used to gather information suitable for gaining an in-depth understanding of travel behavior in the region, including individuals within households and regional establishments, their travel activities, demographics and other factors that affect travel in the New York metropolitan area. Travel survey activity also takes place nationally.

2010-2011 Regional Travel
2010/2011 Regional Household Travel Survey

From 2010 through 2011, travel data was collected from 28 counties in NY, NJ and CT.

Regional Establishment Survey
Regional Establishment Survey

The Regional Establishment Survey, now under way, will complement the RHTS and provide data on customers and visitors in the region.

1997-1998 Regional Travel
1997/1998 RT-HIS

Used in the development of the NYBPM, provides estimates for a range of travel measures used in transportation planning analysis for the region

Gps Pilot Project
GPS Pilot Project

Conducted in 2007/8, explored feasibility of using GPS technology in RHTS.; it was ultimately included.

Utrc Workshop
UTRC Workshop

On January 9-10, 2008 NYMTC and UTRC held a workshop on Issues in Household Travel Survey Design and Management.

National Household Travel Survey
National Household Travel Survey

The National Household Travel Survey (NHTS formerly NPTS), is the nation’s inventory of daily and long- distance travel.

Census Transportation
Census Transportation

The Census Transportation Planning Package (CTPP) provides organizations with accurate and comprehensive data to make informed decisions.

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NYC Mobility Report

Includes links to other regional and national travel surveys and studies

Innovative Travel Data Collection

This study identifies and describes rapidly emerging new methods of personal travel data collection, a first step in the development of travel models relevant to the mid-21st Century.