TRAVEL PATTERNS AND PROBLEMS OF SUBURBAN HIGH SCHOOL MALES-EXPLORATORY STUDY OF PHYSICAL MOBILITY OF POPULATION SUBGROUP, WITH RECOMMENDATIONS, 1974
Report on travel characteristics, transportation mode choices, and attitudes of 50 white male students, ages 15-18, from Boston suburbs. Also discusses inclusion of teenage travel needs in transportation planning. Contains introduction and review of literature on travel theory and studies of teenager travel; description of study, data collection, and participant characteristics, with 4 tables; and discussion of survey findings, as follows--A) trip frequency, purposes, and costs, with 5 tables. B) transportation mode choices, with 9 tables. C) trip timing and variations, with 8 tables. D) transportation supply and use and automobile access and ownership, with 20 tables. E) modal preference and attitudes including walking, bus transit, paratransit and automobiles; and discussion of transportation planning. Appendices include references, bibliography, discussion of study methods and costs, and samples of materials used. Data were collected from group discussion sessions, questionnaires, and logs kept by volunteer panelists.
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Gurin, D B
- Publication Date: 0
- Pagination: n.p.
- TRT Terms: Attitudes; Mode choice; Needs assessment; Socioeconomic factors; Travel patterns; Urban transit; Young adults
- Uncontrolled Terms: User needs
- Old TRIS Terms: Modal selection; Social-economic studies; Urban/mass
- Subject Areas: Economics; Highways; Public Transportation; Society;
- Accession Number: 00320391
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
- Report/Paper Numbers: One-Time
- Files: TSR, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM