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A conceptual and methdological framework for the generation of activity-travel patterns

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  • Chieh-Hua Wen
  • Frank Koppelman
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    This paper develops a conceptual framework for the generation of activity and travel patterns in the context of more general structures and presents an integrated model system as a step toward development of an improved travel demand forecasting model system. We propose a two-stage structure to model activity and travel behavior. The first stage, the stop generation and stop/auto allocation models, consists of the choices for the number of household maintenance stops and the allocation of stops and autos to household members. The second stage, the tour formation model, includes the choices for the number of tours and the assignment of stops to tours for each individual, conditional on the choices in the first stage. Empirical results demonstrate that individual and household socio-demographics are important factors affecting the first stage choices, the generation of maintenance stops and the allocation of stops and autos among household members, and the second stage choices, the number of tours and the assignment of stops to tours. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Transportation.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 5-23

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:transp:v:27:y:2000:i:1:p:5-23

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    Keywords: activity-based travel analysis; discrete choice; nested logit; travel demand;

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