THE IMPACT OF PETROLEUM SHORTAGES ON INTER-CITY TRAVEL AND MODAL CHOICE

The author introduces briefly and discusses three different travel demand models based on the abstract mode for inter-city travel and modal choice: Monsod model, Young model and Crow and Longeot model. He verifies that they satisfy two reasonableness condition. He then estimates with these models, for 22 citypairs in the Northeast corridor, region of the United States, the transfer of traffic from private motorcar to coach, railway, plane, which would result from increase of 50% and 100% in petroleum prices and reductions in speed limit to 65 mph and 55 mph. These results are then submitted to control tests.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Crow, R T
    • Savitt, J
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 383-397
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096637
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM