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Understan ding Trans System Improvements & Future Needs Ian Coles - Data & Systems Coordinator JMP Consulting June 2005 © 2005 JMP Consulting on behalf of the TRICS Consortium
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  • Understanding Trans

    System Improvements & Future NeedsIan Coles - Data & Systems Coordinator

    JMP Consulting

    June 2005

    2005 JMP C

    onsulting on behalf of the TRIC

    S Consortium

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    TRICS System Improvements & Future Needs

    New features in TRICS 2005(b)

    2005 data collection programme

    Development currently underway

    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Proposed development for 2005/06

    Longer term development

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    New features in TRICS 2005(b)

    Release date: 8th June 2005

    2,198 survey sites, 4,749 survey days

    Additional details for public transport provision

    Expiration notice for superseded software versions

    OGV/PSV/Pedal Cycle trip rate calculations

    Pop-Up advice notes for factors influencing trip rates

    TRICS tutorial added to Library section

    TRICS Good Practice Guide added to Library section

    Amended Guide to Use Classes Order

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    Additional details for public transport provision

    Services split by weekdays/weekends

    Buses/trams/trains service frequencies split

    Applies to all data input from 2005(b) onwards

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    Expiration notice for superseded software versions

    Activates when 2005(b) is superseded (January 2006)

    Allows work to continue as normal

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    OGV/PSV/Pedal Cycle trip rate calculations

    Available for all surveys from August 1998

    Same format as existing trip rate calculations

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    Pop-Up advice notes for factors influencing trip rates

    Follows conclusions to TRICS Research Report 04/1 Does Historic Site and Survey Data Remain Valid to UseKent County Council

    Assists users by suggesting factors influencing trip rates

    Appear at beginning and end of trip rate calculation process

    Feature can be turned on or off

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    TRICS tutorial added to Library section

    60-page document also available from website at www.trics.org

    Aimed at beginners

    Advanced module may follow

    System demonstrations/training available

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    TRICS Good Practice Guide added to Library section

    Important document, will be updated each year

    Fully endorsed by the TRICS Consortium

    Encourages good practice when using the software

    Useful when producing data and auditing data from a third party

    Likely to be used alongside TRICS data at Public Inquiries etc.

    Also available from the website at www.trics.org

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    Amended Guide to Use Classes Order

    Amended Use Classes effective from 21st April 2005

    Full amended Use Classes document available within Library section

    Updates mainly affect pubs, cafes and restaurants

    TRICS database fully updated

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    2005 data collection programme

    2005 programme responded to findings of 2004 TRICS User Questionnaire

    100 multi-modal surveys and 50 traffic surveys programmed

    Surveys cover all 12 regions and wide range of land use categories

    survey

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    2005 data collection programme

    Surveys by main land use category

    As of 2nd June 2005

    212Employment

    15Education

    12Retail

    5Mixed5Vehicle Parts & Repair Centres4Car Show Rooms5Petrol Filling Stations3Civic Amenity Sites4Car Boot Sales4Tourist Attractions6Golf1Marinas

    11Leisure9Hotel, Food & Drink

    26Health

    116Residential

    TrafficMulti-ModalRegion

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    2005 data collection programme

    TRICS data collection regions

    Kent

    East Sussex

    West Sussex

    Surrey

    Essex

    Greater London

    Hertfordshire

    Isle of Wight

    Hampshire

    Oxfordshire

    WestBerkshire

    Bedfordshire

    Wiltshire

    Somerset

    Devon

    Cornwall

    Dorset

    SG

    Gloucestershire

    Cambridgeshire

    Norfolk

    Suffolk

    Northamptonshire

    Nottinghamshire

    Leicestershire

    Lincolnshire

    Derbyshire

    Warwickshire

    GreaterManchester

    Staffordshire

    Shropshire

    Worcestershire

    Cheshire

    Merseyside

    Herefordshire

    WestMidlands

    LancashireWest

    Yorkshire

    SouthYorkshire

    East Riding of

    Yorkshire

    NorthYorkshire

    Tyne & Wear

    DurhamCumbria

    Northumberland

    Scotland

    Wales

    BSB

    NSRe

    WWMBF

    S

    NELNorth

    Lincolnshire

    KH

    North

    Yorkshire & North

    LincolnshireNorth West

    East Midlands

    West Midlands

    EastAnglia

    South WestSouth East

    NorthernIreland

    Ireland

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    Development currently underway

    Travel Plan Monitoring data section

    Enhancement of site employee details

    Restructuring of site location categories

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    Travel Plan Monitoring data section

    Follows research undertaken by Napier University, EdinburghExtensive information on sites with Travel Plans to be collected Travel Plan history/Target group Changes in site environment and circumstances Cycling measures Car-sharing measures Car parking management Financial incentives Public transport measures/Shuttle bus

    Pilot surveys planned for Autumn 2005

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    Enhancement of site employee details

    Trip rate calculations by Employees for most land use categories

    Percentages of employees living within various radii of a site

    Male/Female employee split

    Amendments to apply to all sites surveyed in 2006

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    Restructuring of site location categories

    Site location definitions to be fully compatible with PPS6 guidance

    All sites in database will be reviewed before 2006(a) in December 2005

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    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Question 1: TRICS is continuously developing. What improvements/new features would you like to see included in the system?

    5 Most popular responses: Larger database (top answer) Facility to save work and continue/

    amend at a later date More multi-modal surveys Quicker and easier movement through the

    program Move backwards in trip rate calculation

    process without resetting data

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    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Question 2: What problems do you experience when using the systems data?

    5 most popular responses: Lack of sufficient data (top answer) Lack of more recent surveys System not easy to use for an occasional

    user/beginner Not clear how users have manipulated the

    dataset when presenting data Lack of sites in brownfield locations

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    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Question 3: In recent years a programme of research projects has been undertaken. What new research would you like to see funded by the TRICS Consortium in the future?

    5 most popular responses: Mixed use developments (top answer) Post Travel Plan implementation

    improvements/differences Pass-by and diverted trips Deliveries and servicing City Centre Living multi-modal research

    at city centre residential sites

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    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Question 4: Is the regional spread of data in our annual data collection programme appropriate?

    5 most popular responses: Yes (top answer) More sites required in Wales More sites required in South West More sites required in Ireland More sites required in South East

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    Findings from 2005 TRICS User Questionnaire

    Top ten land use categories (most often used/in need of more data)Office (most popular)Industrial UnitHouses Privately OwnedFlats Privately OwnedBusiness ParkFood SuperstoreIndustrial EstateMixed Private HousingShopping Centre (local shops)Hotel

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    Proposed development for 2005/06

    Many good ideas suggested by members

    Need to take into account technical issues

    Proposals to be approved by the TRICS Consortium

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    Proposed development for 2005/06

    Initial ideas for discussion (Page 1 of 3)

    Save facility in trip rate calculation process for later amendments

    Split car occupants between drivers and passengers

    Review of development data by land use category

    New land use category: Places of Worship

    Separate land use category for Dental Surgeries

    Introduce household composition data for Residential sites

    Export calculation tables directly into Word table format

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    Proposed development for 2005/06

    Initial ideas for discussion (Page 2 of 3)Add trip rate parameter/location values to Rank Order listOptional Parameter (with/without swimming pool) for Sports CentresNew land use category: Public House (without restaurant)New land use category: Convenience Store (e.g. corner shop)Separate cars from taxis in survey countsSeparate bus and rail passengers in multi-modal surveysSplit GFA by internal/external area for certain land use categories

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    Proposed development for 2005/06

    Initial ideas for discussion (Page 3 of 3)

    Split between housing unit types (e.g. semi-detached, bungalow, etc.)

    Identify sites built within urban regenerationareas

    New land use category: Park & Ride

    Add Conference Facilities (yes/no) data item to Hotel sites

    New land use category: Car Hire Centre

    Enhancement of TRICS output in line with Good Practice Guide

    Highlight Use Classes alongside land use categories in main menu

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    Longer term development

    Further development of TRICS website a few ideas

    Members only area for additional TRICS information

    Secure site for licensing and membership fee payment

    On-line version of TRICS software


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