Commuting mode choice: motivational determinants and road users profile

This paper has two objectives: First, to identify motivational aspects in order to justify the use of a selected transportation mode, in the frame of commuting trips in the inner ring of Paris. Second, to segment the population into groups of users and compare differences based on several dimensions: satisfaction with travel, environmental concern, expected time of trip and habitual mode used to go to work. 1023 residents of the Paris inner ring answered an on-line survey on their transportation behavior to commute to work. Questions about elements influencing mode choice (public or private), like trip attributes, characteristics of the trip maker and motivational aspects, from which the differences between groups were identified, were included in the questionnaire. Statistical analysis have permitted identify three groups of users. The information obtained can be used to target, on specific populations, the transportation policies and certain communication actions to promote sustainable transportation practices.


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  • Pagination: 10p
  • Monograph Title: Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2014 Proceedings

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  • Accession Number: 01530708
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: VTI, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 23 2014 12:54PM