and soft program evaluation.
Hard program evaluation
is split policies
into two separate or strategies having
At the click of a button, the model can be fully customized by modifying all of the default cost and trip demand function parameters, as explained in further details in this section.
Financial Incentives and Disincentives
In this worksheet, different TDM strategies affecting the cost of travel can be assessed. These include programs or policies geared at penalizing the cost of SOV use (the so called “sticks”), such as;
SOV parking price changes;
Pay-as-you-go schemes; and,
Other policies affecting the cost of SOV use.
This worksheet also allows estimation of the impact of TDM incentives (“carrots”) directly affecting the cost of driving alternative modes either by directly lowering the cost of using a mode or indirectly in the form of a subsidy. Figure 6 provides a snapshot of the Financial Incentives worksheet.
Figure 6 TRIMMS - Financial Incentive Worksheet