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From barrier elimination to barrier negotiation: A qualitative study of parents' attitudes about active travel for elementary school trips

  • Zuniga, Kelly Draper
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    This paper examines parents' responses to key factors associated with mode choices for school trips. The research was conducted with parents of elementary school students in Denver Colorado as part of a larger investigation of school travel.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Transport Policy.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2012)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 75-81

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:20:y:2012:i:c:p:75-81
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2011.12.003
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    1. Martin Dijst & Sendy Farag & Tim Schwanen, 2008. "A Comparative Study of Attitude Theory and other Theoretical Models for Understanding Travel Behaviour," Environment and Planning A, SAGE Publishing, vol. 40(4), pages 831-847, April.
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