A BILLION TRIPS A DAY. TRADITION AND TRANSITION IN EUROPEAN TRAVEL PATTERNS. CHAPTER THREE. EUROPE: A HETEROGENOUS 'SINGLE MARKET'

This chapter compares the mobility patterns of various European countries. Figures are presented for a) gross domestic product, b) population density, c) number of cars, d) distances travelled, e) modal split, f) length of motorway, h) car prices and i) fuel prices. The evolution in mobilty since 1970 is traced for 13 European countries. A model is then described which simulates developments in car and train travel in 9 EC countries between 1970 and 1985. Factors considered include a) population size, b) age group distribution, c) car ownership growth not due to population dynamics, d) employment and e) petrol prices. The differences observed between countries are discussed. For the covering abstract see IRRD 866713.

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    Kluwer Academic Publishers

    P.O. Box 17
    Dordrecht,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Bovy, P H L
    • Orfeuil, J-P
    • Zumkeller, D
  • Publication Date: 1993

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00671100
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: TRL
  • ISBN: 0-7293-2297-5
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1995 12:00AM