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Time allocation in urban and transport settings: an international, inter-urban perspective

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  • Timmermans, Harry
  • van der Waerden, Peter
  • Alves, Mario
  • Polak, John
  • Ellis, Scott
  • Harvey, Andrew S.
  • Kurose, Shigeyuki
  • Zandee, Rianne

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This paper reports the findings of analyses, conducted to identify regularities and differences underlying various aspects of activity-travel patterns across a set of cities, regions in the world. Activity-travel patterns, derived from activity diary data collected in Portland (USA), Midlands (UK), Fukuoka (Japan), Canadian metropolitan areas, and the South-Rotterdam region (The Netherlands) are compared. The results indicate that although idiosyncratic differences exist between the city regions, there is also considerable evidence of similarities between the city regions.

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  • Timmermans, Harry & van der Waerden, Peter & Alves, Mario & Polak, John & Ellis, Scott & Harvey, Andrew S. & Kurose, Shigeyuki & Zandee, Rianne, 2002. "Time allocation in urban and transport settings: an international, inter-urban perspective," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 79-93, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:9:y:2002:i:2:p:79-93
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