Project: Freight Route Choice Using GPS Data

Reference: TASM003

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To statistically estimate the factors affecting strategic freight route choice decisions.


The study will use TrafficMaster data from GPS recorders on board HGVs. The first phase will be to process the data and undertake a feasibility assessment of the study. The second phase will determine route altenratives and then estimate factors relating to route choice.


University of Leeds
Institute for Transport Studies, 38 University Road, Leeds, LS2 9JT
+44 (0)113 343 5325

Loughborough University
Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £18,366.00

Expected start date: 05 April 2011

Expected completion date: 30 June 2011