Explanation of your matrices

When you build a free 5-zone matrix on this website it will be e-mailed to you. A text format matrix can be opened in a text editing package:

The columns are as follows: 1 - Market Segment; 2 - Origin Zone; 3 - Destination Zone; 4 - No of Trips; 5 - Variance.

The Market Segment number signifies the mode:

  1. Train
  2. Underground
  3. Bus
  4. Car driver
  5. Car passenger
  6. Motorcycle
  7. Pedal cycle
  8. Walk

    A matrix built by mode chain will have a further eight Market Segments:

  9. Train + Car
  10. Train + Bus
  11. Train + Underground
  12. Underground + Car
  13. Underground + Bus
  14. Bus + any other
  15. Car driver + any other
  16. Car passenger + any other

A matrix broken down by car availability will have 32 Market Segments as follows:

  1. Train, no cars
  2. Train, 1 car, 1 adult
  3. Train, 1 car, 2+ adults
  4. Train, 2+ cars
  5. Underground, no cars
  6. Underground, 1 car, 1 adult
  7. Underground, 1 car, 2+ adults
  8. Underground, 2+ cars
  9. Bus, no cars
  10. Bus, 1 car, 1 adult
  11. Bus, 1 car, 2+ adults
  12. Bus, 2+ cars
  13. (empty market segment)
  14. Car driver, 1 car, 1 adult
  15. Car driver, 1 car, 2+ adults
  16. Car driver, 2+ cars
  17. Car passenger, no cars
  18. Car passenger, 1 car, 1 adult
  19. Car passenger, 1 car, 2+ adults
  20. Car passenger, 2+ cars
  21. Motorcycle, no cars
  22. Motorcycle, 1 car, 1 adult
  23. Motorcycle, 1 car, 2+ adults
  24. Motorcycle, 2+ cars
  25. Pedal cycle, no cars
  26. Pedal cycle, 1 car, 1 adult
  27. Pedal cycle, 1 car, 2+ adults
  28. Pedal cycle, 2+ cars
  29. Walk, no cars
  30. Walk, 1 car, 1 adult
  31. Walk, 1 car, 2+ adults
  32. Walk, 2+ cars

    A mode chain matrix broken down by car availability will have the following extra Market Segments:

  33. (empty market segment)
  34. Train + Bus, no cars
  35. Train + Underground, no cars
  36. Train + Car, 1 car, 1 adult
  37. Train + Bus, 1 car, 1 adult
  38. Train + Underground, 1 car, 1 adult
  39. Train + Car, 1 car, 2+ adults
  40. Train + Bus, 1 car, 2+ adults
  41. Train + Underground, 1 car, 2+ adults
  42. Train + Car, 2+ cars
  43. Train + Bus, 2+ cars
  44. Train + Underground, 2+ cars
  45. (empty market segment)
  46. Underground + Bus, no cars
  47. Underground + Car, 1 car, 1 adult
  48. Underground + Bus, 1 car, 1 adult
  49. Underground + Car, 1 car, 2+ adults
  50. Underground + Bus, 1 car, 2+ adults
  51. Underground + Car, 2+ cars
  52. Underground + Bus, 2+ cars
  53. Bus + any other, no cars
  54. Bus + any other, 1 car, 1 adult
  55. Bus + any other, 1 car, 2+ adults
  56. Bus + any other, 2+ cars
  57. (empty market segment)
  58. Car driver + any other, 1 car, 1 adult
  59. Car driver + any other, 1 car, 2+ adults
  60. Car driver + any other, 2+ cars