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Household type and structure, time-use pattern, and trip-chaining behavior

Lee, Yuhwa , Hickman, Mark , & Washington, Simon (2007) Household type and structure, time-use pattern, and trip-chaining behavior. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 41(10), pp. 1004-1020.

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Abstract

In order to examine time allocation patterns within household-level trip-chaining, simultaneous doubly-censored Tobit models are applied to model time-use behavior within the context of household activity participation. Using the entire sample and a sub-sample of worker households from Tucson's Household Travel Survey, two sets of models are developed to better understand the phenomena of trip-chaining behavior among five types of households: single non-worker households, single worker households, couple non-worker households, couple one-worker households, and couple two-worker households. Durations of out-of-home subsistence, maintenance, and discretionary activities within trip chains are examined. Factors found to be associated with trip-chaining behavior include intra-household interactions with the household types and their structure and household head attributes.

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ID Code: 38188
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Household type, Trip-chaining, Time-use, Time allocation, Travel behavior, Simultaneous doubly-censored Tobit model
DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2007.06.007
ISSN: 0965-8564
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Deposited On: 26 Oct 2010 16:20
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:18

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