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Transtools3 is a project upgrading and further developing the European transport network model that has been developed in collaborative projects funded by the European Commission Joint Research Centre's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) and DG TREN. The various Commission services addressing transport issues have agreed to use TRANSTOOLS as the main model for policy analysis and have appointed IPTS as the model's Reference Centre. The mission for Transtools3 is to improve the methodological basis of the model, improve and validate its data foundation, deal with known deficiencies of the existing model, make the software more efficient, and focus on the user needs, model documentation and model validation. There are choice modelling components looking at both passenger choices and freight related decisions.

CMC members involved: Stephane Hess, Andrew Daly, Gerard de Jong, Alan Pearman