Now, recently at work we were doing some stuff involving looking at Average Vehicle Occupancy (AVO). For those who don’t know, AVO is quite simple: the average number of persons per vehicle. This changes by time of day, by roadway, by geography, etc. It so happens that the national AVO for the U.S. is 1.67 (very golden mean-ish!). What I’ve done is get the National Household Travel Survey 2009 to report to me the AVO by vehicle class, and by state. Look at the results above. (Original resultshere). So the question that I ask: What is up with Idaho? Appearantly, they are able to … Continue reading
AboutI'm Michael Rodriguez, AICP. I'm a transportation planner and economist; but more importantly, an urbanist. These are My thoughts on transportation, urbansism, and sometimes politics and miscellaneous stuff. Find my bio here.
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