PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH INTO THE VALUE OF TIME

THE PAPERS PRESENTED AT THIS CONFERENCE DEAL WITH THE THEORY, DERIVATION, AND APPLICATION OF TIME VALUES TO (1) INVESTMENT APPRAISAL, ESPECIALLY OF HIGHWAY AND URBAN TRANSPORT PROJECTS; (2) PREDICTIONS OF MODAL SPLIT; (3) INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE CONSEQUENCES OF TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN TRANSPORT, SUCH AS RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEMS, VTOL AIRCRAFT, AND SUPERSONIC JETS; AND (4) LAND USE PLANNING, PARTICULARLY THE RELATION BETWEEN THE SITING OF HOMES AND FACTORIES AND TRANSPORT NEEDS. THE PRESENTATIONS WERE AS FOLLOWS:- BEHAVIOURAL MODELS AND ECONOMIC THEORY, PL WATSON; THE SOLENT TRAVEL STUDY AND ITS PROBABLE METHODS OF ANALYSIS, R HALL; THE APPLICATION OF SURVEY RESEARCH IN DERIVING VALUES OF TIME, G HOINVILLE AND R BERTHOUD; THE VALUE OF WORKING TIME IN THE APPRAISAL OF TRANSPORT EXPENDITURE - A REVIEW, AJ HARRISON AND SJ TAYLOR; AND TRIP DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS AND THE VALUE OF TIME - A REVIEW, NW MANSFIELD. ALSO INCLUDED ARE SUMMARIES OF DISCUSSIONS OF STUDIES CONSIDERED AT THE CONFERENCE. THESE INCLUDE THE SOLENT TRAVEL STUDY; EDINBURGH-GLASGOW MODAL SPLIT STUDY; A GENERALISED MODAL SPLIT STUDY; A SHORT URBAN LEISURE TRIP MODEL; A STUDY OF PROVINCIAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT COMMUTING TRIPS; AND ITALIAN AUTOSTRADA STUDY.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • CONF PAPER
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of The Environment /UK

    /Time Research Note
    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Mansfield, N W
    • Watson, P L
    • Hall, R
    • Hoinville, G
    • Berthoud, R
    • Harrison, A J
    • Taylor, S J
  • Publication Date: 1970-7

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 131 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 16

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00243230
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 25 1972 12:00AM