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Typical Trip Generation Rates and Driveway/Entrance Determination Criteria

Land Use

Estimated # of trips
per day per unit*

Rate below which access
is deemed a driveway

Single Family House

10 trips/day/home

< 6 homes

Apartment Building

6.6 trips/day/dwelling unit

< 8 dwelling units

Mobile Home Park

4.8 trips/day/dwelling unit

< 11 dwelling units

Single Tenant Office Building

11.57 trips/day 1000 sq. ft.

< 5000 sq. ft.

Day Care Center

4.5 trips/day/student

< 12 students

Home Beauty Salon

42 trips/day/stylist

< 2 stylist

 

* Estimated # of trips are based on the Institute of Traffic Engineers Trip Generation Manual, 1997.  These represent estimates.

 

This page last updated on 6/23/14