• Access Across Australia 

      Wu, Hao; Levinson, David
      Published 2019-06-07
      This report measures accessibility, the ease of reaching valued destinations, for 8 major Australian cities, covering around 70% of resident workers and employment opportunities nationally. Accessibility, measured as the ...
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      Technical Report
    • Accessibility, equity, and the journey to work 

      Cui, Boer; Boisjoly, Geneviève; El-Geneidy, Ahmed; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      Inequality in transport provision is an area of growing concern among transport professionals, as it results in low-income individuals travelling at lower speeds while covering smaller distances. Accessibility, the ease ...
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      Article
    • Catchment if you can: The effect of station entrance and exit locations on accessibility 

      Levinson, David; Lahoorpoor, Bahman
      Published 2019-04-10
      The success of passenger railway systems depends on their ridership and thus the population they serve. An alternative mechanism to increase ridership is to expose the existing system to more people. One approach to do ...
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      Technical Report
    • Catchment if you can: The effect of station entrance and exit locations on accessibility (journal preprint) 

      Lahoorpoor, Bahman; Levinson, David
      Published 2019-10-02
      The success of passenger railway systems depends on their ridership and thus the population they serve. A mechanism to increase ridership is to expose the existing system to more people by reconfiguring the station itself, ...
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      Preprint
    • Commute Mode Share and Access to Jobs across US Metropolitan Areas 

      Wu, Hao; Levinson, David; Owen, Andrew
      Published 2019-10-03
      How much of the variation in transit mode share is attributable to accessibility is not well understood, despite its significant policy implications. It is hypothesized that better transit accessibility leads to higher ...
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      Preprint
    • DISPARITY OF ACCESS: VARIATIONS IN TRANSIT SERVICE BY RACE, ETHNICITY, INCOME, AND AUTO AVAILABILITY 

      Borowski, Elisa; Ermagun, Alireza; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      This study explores the relationship between transit-based job accessibility and minority races and ethnicities, low- and middle-income households, and carless households at the block group level for the 50 largest by ...
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    • DOCKLESS IN SYDNEY: THE RISE AND DECLINE OF BIKESHARING IN AUSTRALIA 

      Heymes, Capucine; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      In mid-2017, dockless, (or stationless) bikesharing appeared on the streets of Sydney. The birth of dockless bikesharing, its evolution as well as its consequences, and use habits are studied with review of policies and ...
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    • Effects of Timetable Change on Job Accessibility 

      Wu, Hao; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      Accessibility is often not a performance measure for transit services. This study is conducted following the introduction of new timetables which intended to improve passenger throughput for Sydney’s transit services, but ...
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    • The End of Traffic and the Future of Access: A Roadmap to the New Transport Landscape 

      Levinson, David; Krizek, Kevin J.
      Published 2017-10-01
      In most industrialized countries, car travel per person has peaked and the automobile regime is showing considering signs of instability. As cities across the globe venture to find the best ways to allow people to get ...
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    • I only get some satisfaction: Introducing satisfaction into measures of accessibility 

      Chaloux, Nick; Boisjoly, Geneviève; Grisé, Emily; El-Geneidy, Ahmed; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      Improving accessibility is a goal pursued by many metropolitan regions to address a variety of objectives. Accessibility, or the ease of reaching destinations, is traditionally measured using observed travel time and has ...
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      Article
    • Job-worker spatial dynamics in Beijing: Insights from Smart Card Data. 

      Huang, Jie; Levinson, David; Wang, Jiaoe; Jin, Haitao
      Published 2019-10-02
      As a megacity, Beijing has experienced traffic congestion, unaffordable housing issues and jobs-housing im- balance. Recent decades have seen policies and projects aiming at decentralizing urban structure and job-worker ...
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    • Link-based Full Cost Analysis of Travel 

      Cui, Mengying; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      This paper develops a link-based full cost model, which identifies the key cost components of travel, including both internal and external versions of cost, and gives a link-based cost estimate. The key cost components ...
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    • Measures of Speeding from a GPS-based Travel Behavior Survey 

      Yokoo, Toshihiro; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      Objective: Lacking information about actual driving speed on most roads in the Minneapolis - St. Paul region, we determine car speeds using observations from a GPS-based travel survey. Speed of travel determines the ...
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    • Optimum Stop Spacing for Accessibility 

      Wu, Hao; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      This paper describes the connection between stop spacing and person-weighted acces- sibility for a transit route. Population distribution is assumed to be uniform along the line, but at each station, demand drops with ...
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    • Over- and Under-Estimation of Travel Time on Commute Trips: GPS vs. Self-Reporting 

      Carrion, Carlos; Levinson, David
      Published 2019-10-02
      The underlying structure of road networks (e.g., circuity, relative discontinuity) contributes to the travel time perception of travelers. This study considers additional factors (e.g., arrival flexibility, access to traffic ...
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    • Pavement condition and crashes 

      Yokoo, Toshihiro; Levinson, David; Marasteanu, Mihai
      Published 2018-09-13
      Change in weather state (such as the freeze-thaw cycle) leads to distresses in pave- ment materials. It has been hypothesized that poor pavement quality reduces the ability of roads to drain and reduces the ability of ...
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    • Primal and Dual Access 

      Cui, Mengying; Levinson, David
      Published 2019-07-29
      Accessibility, measuring the ease of reaching potential destinations, is increasingly being considered as an effective indicator to evaluate the performance of transport and land use interactions. Primal accessibility, a ...
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    • Spontaneous Access: Reflexions on Designing Cities and Transport 

      Levinson, David
      Published 2017-09-01
      The idea of the ‘spontaneous city,’ one that serves needs and wants in real-time, is a theme running through both the title and the text. How can we design cities and their networks that enable people to do what they want, ...
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      Book
    • Travel Cost and Dropout from Secondary Schools in Nepal 

      Sharma, Sabal; Levinson, David
      Published 2017-09-01
      The study relates the association between travel time to the lower secondary and secondary public schools of Nepal and the dropout grade before leaving secondary school using an ordered logit model. It is shown that as the ...
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    • WALKING AND TALKING: THE EFFECT OF SMARTPHONE USE AND GROUP CONVERSATION ON PEDESTRIAN SPEED 

      Reynolds Walsh, Lexie; Xian, Tingsen; Levinson, David
      Published 2018-09-13
      By testing the walking speed of groups of pedestrians and of phone users, followers of groups and of phone users, and of people uninfluenced by phone users and groups, from different sites it could been seen that groups ...
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