VTPI

Victoria Transport Policy Institute

Type NGO
Website vtpi.org
Headquarters Victoria Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy
Tags transport
Summary The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems. We provide a variety of resources available free at this website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.


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Publications

Not So Fast - Better Speed Valuation for Transportation Planning

VTPI · 28 June 2021 English

It increases the destinations that affected travellers can access in a given time period, and therefore their economic and social opportunities, but inevitably increases many costs to users and communities, …


Our World Accelerated - How 120 Years of Transportation Progress Affects Our …

VTPI · 14 June 2021 English

It considers changes in personal and commercial travel activity, planning practices, public and household budgets, economic productivity, opportunity and social equity, public health and environmental quality, and community and culture. …


Cities for Everyone www.citiesforeveryone.org - Evaluating Bikeway Criticisms - 21 May 2021

VTPI · 21 May 2021 English

90% of Victoria residents use active modes and there are more adult bicycles than cars in our city,15 most Figure 3 Active Commute Shares (Canada Census) households have members who …


Introduction to Multi-Modal Transportation Planning - Principles and Practices - 23 April …

VTPI · 23 April 2021 English

Identify current and projected future transport problems and needs, and various projects and strategies to address those needs. [...] Safety and speed of road Quantity and quality of crosswalks, signals …


Evaluating Transportation Diversity - Multimodal Planning for Efficient and Equitable Communities - …

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

For example, multimodal planning tends to increase the amount of money and road space devoted to active modes, which increases the quantity and quality of sidewalks, paths and bikelanes, which …


Evaluating Household Chauffeuring Burdens - Understanding Direct and Indirect Costs of Transporting …

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

Analysis of non-automobile travel demand (such as the need to provide public transit services) is sometimes evaluated based on the number of zero-vehicle households (1), which assumes that drivers will …


Socially Optimal Transport Prices and Markets - Principles, Strategies and Impacts

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

To the degree that prestige, inadequate alternatives or mis-pricing stimulate vehicle travel and sprawl, the resulting transport and land use patterns are suboptimal, and society could benefit overall from policy …


If Health Matters - Integrating Public Health Objectives in Transportation Planning

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

Transport policies and planning decisions affect rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease and traffic crashes, (three of the leading causes of reduced longevity, as illustrated in Figure 1) and can also …


Pricing For Traffic Safety - How Efficient Transport Pricing Can Reduce Roadway …

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

Many factors affect traffic risk, including the amount and type of travel that occurs, roadway and vehicle type, and driver behavior. [...] Despite billions of dollars invested to create safer …


www.vtpi.org Info@vtpi.org 250-508-5150 - A New Traffic Safety Paradigm

VTPI · 22 April 2021 English

measured by distance and per capita Roadway and vehicle design improvements Walking, cycling and public transit improvements Graduated licenses Road, parking, fuel and insurance pricing reforms Senior driver testing More …


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