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Evaluating transportation choice Litman, Todd

By: Litman, ToddPublication details: Transportation Research Record, 2001Description: nr 1756, s. 32-41Subject(s): USA | Transport mode | Choice | Variability | Cost | | Method | | Land use | Accessibility | 32 | 41Bibl.nr: VTI P8167:1756Location: Abstract: Transportation choice refers to the quantity and quality of transportation options available to an individual or group, taking into account varying needs and abilities and including different modes, services, and prices. Transportation choice can provide a variety of benefits, although conventional transportation planning tends to undervalue them and to overlook some transportation options. A more comprehensive range of transportation choice benefits, objectives, and solutions is described and several methods for evaluating transportation choice are discussed. Twenty-five specific transportation options are considered, including various travel modes, substitutes for physical travel, and land use strategies that improve access.
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Transportation choice refers to the quantity and quality of transportation options available to an individual or group, taking into account varying needs and abilities and including different modes, services, and prices. Transportation choice can provide a variety of benefits, although conventional transportation planning tends to undervalue them and to overlook some transportation options. A more comprehensive range of transportation choice benefits, objectives, and solutions is described and several methods for evaluating transportation choice are discussed. Twenty-five specific transportation options are considered, including various travel modes, substitutes for physical travel, and land use strategies that improve access.

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