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The Influence of Built Environment to the Trends in Commuting Journeys in the Netherlands
OTB Research Institute for Housing, Urban and Mobility Studies, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7124-7164
2007 (English)In: Transportation, ISSN 0049-4488, E-ISSN 1572-9435, Vol. 34, no 5, 589-609 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this paper we describe commuting trends in the Netherlands in the past decade and examine the influence of urban form and travel accessibility on commuting journeys over time on the basis of data from the Dutch National Travel Survey. Exploratory analysis is performed to identify changes in commuting participation, departure time, commuting time, commuting distance and the modal split. Regression analysis and choice models are used to examine the influence of the built environment on commuting parameters over time. The results indicate that urban form has consistently influenced the parameters of commuting journey in the Netherlands in the last 10 years. However, the trend of the influence is unique for each commuting model. Some influences have become less significant in the last decade and some have become stronger.

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2007. Vol. 34, no 5, 589-609 p.
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commuting behaviour, long-term analysis, Dutch National Travel Survey, urban form
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Transport Systems and Logistics
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-71455DOI: 10.1007/s11116-007-9129-5ISI: 000248858800005OAI: diva2:486786
The 86th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
TSC import 570 2012-01-30. QC 20120201Available from: 2012-01-31 Created: 2012-01-31 Last updated: 2012-02-01Bibliographically approved

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