Reading TransCad files into Numpy arrays

Posted Posted in Python, TransCAD

This is a very short post, mostly because I was not really planning on making it. However, a few colleagues of mine that work with TransCad asked me about some pieces of code I wrote almost two years ago to import TransCad matrices and binary files into Numpy Arrays. They asked me why I never […]

Calling TransCAD from Excel

Posted 3 CommentsPosted in Excel, TransCAD

One of these days my Ph.D. advisor, Prof. Michael McNally asked me if I knew how to access TransCad through another software, say MS Excel, and how difficult it would that be. I told him that it was actually quite easy and could share some examples, but I also thought that it could also make […]

Transcad video tutorials

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As I already mentioned, I’m currently pursuing my Ph.D. at UC Irvine. Among the many activities I have there, I am the teaching assistant (TA) for CEE123, which is an undergraduate senior class created to teach the 4-step modeling process to senior undergraduate and graduate students. This discipline on 4-step modeling with a very intense […]

US Refineries

Posted Posted in GIS, TransCAD

I already talked about CSFFM when I presented the seasonality analysis I made for agricultural products, but now the focus is on different parts of CSFFM. When working with freight modeling, often analyses use aggregate data like sector employment, GDP, number of firms and other statistics the Census provides. It becomes, then, an econometric exercise […]