Snake Oil in a Computer: The Pseudo-science of Transportation Modeling
Vandeman, Michael J.http://home.pacbell.net/mjvande/lwsuit14
Date Written: 16/08/1991
Year Published: 1991
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10463
Planners, politicians, and other decision-makers want to know what effect their projects will have on the environment. In many cases they don't really want to know, but want to convince their constituents that the results will be beneficial, or at least neutral. In both cases, computer modeling is being used to "answer" the questions.