Virginia Transportation Modeling Program


Winchester Regional Travel Model

Winchester Region map

 

Developer:
WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff

Completion Year:
 2017

Base Year:
 2015

Forecast Year:
2040

2015 Population:
 106,316

Jurisdictions:
Winchester City and Frederick County

Air Quality Status:
Early Action Compact (EAC)

Internal  TAZs:
 169

Software:
CUBE Voyager

Trip Purposes:
Home-Based Work (HBW)
Home-Based School(HBS)
Home-Based Shop(HBSH)
Home-Based Other (HBO)
Non-Home Based (NHB)
Non-Home Based Other(NHBO)

Time Period Modeled:
 AM Mid-day PM Night

Modes:
Passenger Vehicle Transit

*partial

Regional Characteristics

The Winchester model covers the Winchester-Frederick County MPO area which includes the City of Winchester, Town of Stephens City, and Frederick County. The Winchester modeling area is not adjacent to or overlapping with any existing models. The closest existing model is Washington, DC.

 

Travel Characteristics

Located in the northern part of the Shenandoah Valley along the I-81 Corridor, Winchester is a small growing metropolitan area. The principal north-south transportation routes are I-81 and US 522 while US 50 and State Route 7 are the major East- West routes. A major trip generator is Shenodoah University with its 4,000 students. The model area population increased from about 83,000 in 2000 to 106,000 in 2015, a 28% increase.  For the future year, the model area’s population is projected to increase 64% to 174,000 from 2015 to 2040.

Model Contacts
 Yifang Yuan

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Page last modified: May 3, 2017