Determining indicators of transportation disadvantage for establishing knowledge-based environments
Rashid, Kushairi, Yigitcanlar, Tan, & Bunker, Jonathan M. (2011) Determining indicators of transportation disadvantage for establishing knowledge-based environments. In Yigitcanlar, Tan & Fachinelli, Cristina (Eds.) Summit Proceedings of the 4th Knowledge Cities World Summit, The World Capital Institute and Ibero-American Community for Knowledge Systems, Brazil, pp. 328-335.
Although, transportation disadvantage or imbalance between travel needs and supply of transportation system is a great harm to knowledge based environments, quantification and objectively measuring the state of transportation disadvantaged remain to be a great challenge for researcher due to its ambiguity. This poses questions of whether the current indicators are accurately linked with transportation disadvantages and the effectiveness of the current policies. Using current indicators of transportation disadvantages, the state of transportation disadvantage is often exaggerated due to limited afford has been put forward to provide clear assessment on the existed relationship between transportation disadvantage indicators with travel performance or capability. This paper proposes a structural equation model of transportation disadvantage using household variables gained from the 2006-2008 South-East Queensland Travel Survey (SEQTS). The underlying relationships between social economics and demographic characteristics of household with travel performance are modelled using a latent variable approach. The final model has been able to fit the data gathered from SEQTS and explained established links between key household factors with travel capability and determined key indicator of travel capability. The model recognises that travel capability is directly influenced by household factors; vehicle ratio, license possession, retirees and pensioners.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Transport Disadvantage, Capability Approach, Accessibility, Measuring Transportation Disadvantage, Structural Equation Modelling, Multiple Indicator Multiple Causes|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified (120599)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 The World Capital Institute and Ibero-American Community for Knowledge Systems.Copyright of each individual paper resides with author(s).|
|Deposited On:||14 Nov 2011 08:51|
|Last Modified:||25 Jan 2012 00:51|
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