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Relationship between service quality and demand for inter-urban buses

  • Rojo, Marta
  • Gonzalo-Orden, Hernán
  • dell’Olio, Luigi
  • Ibeas, Ángel
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    This article proposes a model for analysing the modal choice of travellers making inter-urban journeys. Discrete choice models with systematic and random tastes variation were applied to find the most relevant variables for encouraging the use of public transport by bus rather than private car. This research follows on from the results of previous user satisfaction studies on inter-urban bus services in the province of Burgos (Spain). Willingness to pay is also estimated for time savings or other improvements in the bus service.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

    Volume (Year): 46 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 10 ()
    Pages: 1716-1729

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