Travel Demand Model

Travel Demand Model Both the Measure C Growth Management Program and the State congestion management legislation require the Authority to develop and maintain a Countywide computerized travel demand forecasting model. The Countywide Model uses information on current and future population and employment, transit ridership, expected roadway improvements, and observed travel behavior to forecast traffic on

Comprehensive Transportation Project List

Comprehensive Transportation Project List To support its planning, programming and modeling efforts, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority maintains a database of transportation projects called the Comprehensive Transportation Project List, or CTPL. This database lists transportation projects for which jurisdictions and agencies are seeking federal or State funding.  The Authority has used the CTPL to create

Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan The Contra Costa Transportation Authority has long encouraged walking and bicycling as a way to support our communities and our environment and as alternatives to driving alone. Supporting more walking and bicycling can improve the quality and vibrancy of our neighborhoods and business districts, extend the range and usefulness of

Growth Management Program (GMP)

Growth Management Program (GMP) Measure C (1988), and Measure J (2004) contain two key components: first, a half-cent sales tax program that generates in aggregate $3 billion in new revenues for transportation improvement projects and programs; and second, a Growth Management Program (GMP) that is designed to help Contra Costa County plan for and accommodate

System Monitoring

System Monitoring As part of the its transportation planning and growth management responsibilities, the Authority periodically monitors the performance of the transportation system in Contra Costa. Two of the main efforts are the monitoring of the Multimodal Transportation Service Objectives (MTSOs) as part of updates of the Action Plan for Routes of Regional Significance and the Countywide Comprehensive