Title

Park and Ride Behaviors for Non-Local Private Car Travelers in Big Events

Authors

Ping Xiong

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2010

Subject Area

mode - car, place - asia, policy - parking, ridership - behaviour, ridership - modelling, mode - park and ride

Keywords

urban traffic, big events, park and ride, disaggregated model, suburban satellite towns

Abstract

During big events, non-local private car travelers can be divided into two types which were returning in one day and in a few days. Focusing on the travelers returning in a few days, the paper analyzed the traveling attributes and requirements for P & R. A P & R choice behavior disaggregated model was developed and calibrated based on random utility theory. The model concludes three variables, which were in-vehicle time of P & R transit, diversity of parking fee, and comprehensive attractiveness index for suburban satellite towns comparing to inner city. The results revealed that the planning and policy of P & R for travelers returning in a few days should take more consideration on the requirements of the whole trip chain. The key point is increasing the attractiveness of suburban satellite towns. The suggestion of establishing P & R system combining hotels at suburb has been put forward.

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Elsevier, copyright remains with them.

Comments

Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology Home Page: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/15706672

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