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Response to Wadud and Baierl: “Explaining ‘peak car’ with economic variables: An observation”
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport Science, Transport Planning, Economics and Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5420-3725
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport Science, System Analysis and Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9235-0232
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport Science, Transport Planning, Economics and Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1789-9238
2017 (English)In: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, ISSN 0965-8564, E-ISSN 1879-2375, Vol. 95, p. 386-389Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Elsevier, 2017. Vol. 95, p. 386-389
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-202251DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2016.11.001ISI: 000392768600026Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85006989971OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-202251DiVA, id: diva2:1078601
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Correspondence Address: Bastian, A.; Department for Transport Science, KTH Royal Institute of TechnologySweden; email: anne.bastian@abe.kth.se. QC 20170306

Available from: 2017-03-06 Created: 2017-03-06 Last updated: 2017-09-18Bibliographically approved
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1. Explaining Trends in Car Use
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2017 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Many western countries have seen a plateau and subsequent decline in car travel during the early 21st century. What has generated particular interest and debate is the claim that the development cannot only be explained by changes in traditional explanatory factors such as GDP, fuel prices and land-use. Instead, it has been argued, the observed trends are indications of substantial changes in lifestyles, preferences and attitudes to car travel and thus, not just a temporary plateau but a true peak in car use.

This thesis is a compilation of five papers, studying the issue on a national, international, regional and city scale through quantitative analysis of aggregate administrative data and individual travel survey data. It concludes that the aggregate development of car travel per capita can be explained fairly well with the traditional model variables GDP and fuel price. Furthermore, this thesis shows that spatial context and policy become increasingly important in car use trends: car use diverges over time between city, suburban and rural residents of Sweden and other European countries, while gender and to some extent income become less differentiating for car use.

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Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2017. p. 23
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TRITA-TSC-PHD ; 17-003
Keywords
car use, peak car, VMT, VKT
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Transport Systems and Logistics
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Transport Science
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urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-214558 (URN)978-91-88537-01-0 (ISBN)
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2017-10-13, Kollegiesalen, Brinellvägen 8, Stockholm, 10:00 (English)
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QC 20170918

Available from: 2017-09-18 Created: 2017-09-15 Last updated: 2017-09-18Bibliographically approved

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