ANALYSIS OF THE INTERCITY TRAVEL MARKET IN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR

THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY IS TO DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INTERCITY TRAVEL MARKET IN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR BY IDENTIFYING THE MOST IMPORTANT GROUPS OF TRAVELERS, OR SUBMARKETS; THESE SUBMARKETS ARE DEFINED IN TERMS OF TRAVELER AND TRIP CHARACTERISTICS. TO THIS END, THE STUDY STRATIFIES THE INTERCITY TRAVEL MARKET AMONG FOUR SELECTED CITY-PAIRS, ANALYZES THE RESUTLS OF THIS STRATIFICATION, AND SYNTHESIZES A SET OF SUBMARKETS. THE RESULTS OF THE STUDY, A SET OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SUBMARKETS AS WELL AS AN IDENTIFICATION OF THE MOST IMPORTANT VARIABLES INFLUENCING TRAVELERS' RESPONSES TO, AND REQUIREMENTS FOR, INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION, SHOULD BE USEFUL IN THE ANALYSIS OF INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION DEMANDS AND IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOST PROMISING ALTERNATIVES FOR IMPROVING INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION.

  • Corporate Authors:

    PEAT MARWICK MITCHELL & CO

    WASHINGTON, DC  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Prokopy, J
    • Ellis, R
  • Publication Date: 1971-11-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 70 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202357
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM