Travel and activity time allocation: An empirical comparison between eight cities in Europe
AbstractA study of daily time allocation to travel and out-of-home activity is conducted across eight European cities over three countries: France (Lyon, Grenoble, Strasbourg and Rennes), Switzerland (Geneva, Bern and Zurich) and Belgium (Brussels), based on individual travel survey data collected between 1997 and 2006. The effects of socio-demographic, spatial context, transport availability and city-specific variables are investigated thanks to the Cox proportional hazard model. The results indicate that socio-demographic characteristics and city (or country) specific effect play a major role while residential density and proximity to high level road or public transport networks have a very limited impact on time budgets for travel and out-of-home activities.
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Date of creation: 2011
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Publication status: Published, Transport Policy, 2011, 18, 2, pp. 401-412
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Travel ; Activity ; Time allocation ; Cities ; Europe ; Duration model;
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- Raux, Charles & Ma, Tai-Yu & Joly, Iragaël & Kaufmann, Vincent & Cornelis, Eric & Ovtracht, Nicolas, 2011. "Travel and activity time allocation: An empirical comparison between eight cities in Europe," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 401-412, March.
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- NEP-TUR-2011-04-02 (Tourism Economics)
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