Designing a large-scale travel demand survey: New challenges and new opportunities
Information about travel demand, traveller behaviour and transport systems performance is an essential input to decision making on transport policy, planning and design issues. However, this information is difficult and expensive to collect and establish, so that its collection has been infrequent. Further, previous information technology and past methods for managing travel information have helped to make it expensive to access, maintain and keep current. This paper describes the findings of a research project called the Melbourne Travel Survey Research Projects (MTSRP), undertaken to determine the needs for and likely applications of new travel information for a large metropolitan area (Melbourne, Australia), and to define the desirable form for a new metropolitan travel demand survey program. The research required surveys of the present and anticipated needs for travel demand data and the available and required technology for data collection and information dissemination. The paper describes the findings of the research project, and provides an interpretation of their implications for a large-scale travel survey program.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Volume (Year): 26 (1992)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/547/description#description|
|Order Information:|| Postal: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/regional|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:26:y:1992:i:3:p:247-261. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Shamier, Wendy)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.