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Dr. José Holguín-Veras
Dr. José Holguín-Veras
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Freight origin-destination (OD) matrices are one of the most important data a planner could have, which is why a significant amount of effort, time and money is spent on their estimation. The estimation of OD matrices can be done by: (a) direct sampling methods; and, (b) using secondary data sources such as traffic counts. The latter techniques are referred here as origin-destination synthesis (ODS).