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Land use and mobility

Dargay, J; Hanly, M; (2004) Land use and mobility. In: (Proceedings) World Conference on Transport Research. : Istanbul, Turkey. Green open access

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This paper analyses the effects of land use characteristics on mode choice and carownership. The study is based on a large sample of individuals from the National TravelSurvey of Great Britain for the years 1989-91 and 1999-2001. Land use characteristics aredefined as population density, size of the municipality, accessibility to public transport andlocal amenities, such as shops and services. Mode choice (shares of total travel by car,public transport and walking) and car ownership are modelled using multinomial andbinomial logit models respectively, which include a large number of socio-economicfactors (income, age, gender, household structure and employment status) as well as landuse indicators. The estimation results strongly support the importance of the land usefactors considered on mode choice and car ownership.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Land use and mobility
Event: World Conference on Transport Research
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Additional information: Imported via OAI, 7:29:00 1st Nov 2005
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Civil, Environ and Geomatic Eng
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1236
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