HOLIDAY TRIP GENERATION

AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO DEVELOP A GRAVITY MODEL FOR HOLIDAY TRIPS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND TO APPLY IT TO MAJOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTED WITHIN THE SOUTH WEST REGION FOR THE 1970'S. THE FACTORS TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT IN THE MODEL ARE: POPULATION IN THE REGION OF ORIGIN, CAR OWNERSHIP AND/OR INCOME IN THE REGION OF ORIGIN, ATTRACTIVENESS OF THE RESORT/HOLIDAY AREA, MONEY COSTS OF TRAVEL BETWEEN THE TWO AREAS, JOURNEY TIME BETWEEN THE TWO AREAS, AND ACCESSIBILITY OF OTHER RESORTS OR HOLIDAY AREAS FROM THE REGION OF ORIGIN. /TRRL/

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    London School of Economics and Political Science

    Houghton Street, Aldwych
    London WC2A 2AE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Gordon, I R
    • Edwards, S L
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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  • Accession Number: 00228419
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1974 12:00AM