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Gravity models (Bmkbeg)

Definition
Mathematical trip distribution model that is based on the premise that the amount of travel between two zones is proportional to the amount of activity in each of the two zones and inversely proportional to the impedance to travel between the two zones. (Source: Team, adapted from Urban Public Transportation Glossary, http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/glossary/001.pdf)
Broader Term
Trip distribution (Bmkbe)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Interzonal trips (Bmkbej)
Opportunity models (Bmkbem)