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Investigation into travel modes of TOD users : impacts of personal and transit characteristics

Muley, Deepti S., Bunker, Jonathan M., & Ferreira, Luis (2009) Investigation into travel modes of TOD users : impacts of personal and transit characteristics. International Journal of ITS Research, 7(1), pp. 3-13.

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Abstract

Transit Oriented Developments (TODs) are often designed to promote the use of sustainable modes of transport and reduce car usage. This paper investigates the effect of personal and transit characteristics on travel choices of TOD users. Binary logistic regression models were developed to determine the probability of choosing sustainable modes of transport including walking, cycling and public transport. Kelvin Grove Urban Village (KGUV) located in Brisbane, Australia was chosen as case study TOD. The modal splits for employees, students, shoppers and residents showed that 47% of employees, 84% of students, 71% of shoppers and 56% of residents used sustainable modes of transport.

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ID Code: 41249
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: This is a "Special Issue on Sustainable Transportation Systems"
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Keywords: transit oriented development, sustainable transport, transport mode, mode share, logistic regression
ISSN: 1868-8659
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Transport Planning (120506)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 ITS Japan/ Springer
Copyright Statement: The original publication is available at SpringerLink http://www.springerlink.com
Deposited On: 14 Apr 2011 07:50
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2011 07:51

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