Application of Spatial Stratification for Survey Sample Design
Track: Regional Government
Authors: Petya Maneva
The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area. MAG periodically conducts large scale regional household travel surveys. To ensure representative samples, efficient data collection and quality control advanced spatial stratification techniques were used in the planning, execution and data analyses for both the 2008 and 2015 surveys. The presentation will detail various GIS-based approaches utilized for the purpose of the surveys.