Title

Understanding How Individuals Make Travel and Location Decisions: Implications for Public Transportation

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2008

Subject Area

ridership - mode choice

Keywords

Decision making, Mode choice, Public transit, Residential location, Transportation policy;, Travel behavior

Abstract

This report explores a broader social context for individual decision making related to residential location and travel behavior and consequently will be of interest to planners, researchers, transit managers, and decision makers. The findings from this research contribute to efforts to predict mode choice and how to influence it through better policies and design, education, and communication.

Rights

Permission to link to this report has been given by TRB.

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