Stated choice (SC) methods are now a widely accepted data
paradigm in the study of behavioural response of agents (be they
individuals, households, or other organizations). Their popularity
since the pioneering contributions ...
The past thirty years has seen a growing interest in the
development of statistical methods to model choices made by
individual agents. The dominant method to emerge, discrete
choice modelling, has been applied to a ...
Populations of post-industrial nations are aging. With a growing
number of people living well into their 80’s and maintaining
active lives, the transportation system will have to start
focussing more closely on understanding ...
Assessing the running times of bus services has traditionally been a difficult
and expensive task for the majority of bus operators in Australia, and in
other parts of the world. Up until recently, travel times have been ...
In February 2002, the Institute of Transport Studies (ITS), The
University of Sydney, initiated a study to investigate world
class logistics (WCL) practices in Australia. This research is
part of the wider WCL study ...
Travel behaviour modification, also called TravelSmart®, Indimark® and Travel
Blending®, has been offered as a solution to the dependence of urban populations on
the car. Travel behaviour modification is a voluntary ...
There are many empirical studies on the estimation of values of travel time
savings (VTTS), with varying degrees of rigour and relevance, mostly based
on the observation that travellers are prepared to spend money to ...
The introduction of contract regimes for the provision of
bus services such as competitive tendering and
performance-based contracts is usually premised on a prior
assumption that the size of the physical contract area ...
The paper provides a theoretical framework for analysing the
effects of public infrastructure provision on private sector
productivity using the example of a transport network. Public
infrastructure such as a transport ...
For some little while now, the flavour of the month in transport
policy seems to have been to set goals for massive relative
increases in public transport ridership, reduction of car use, all
resulting in a hoped-for ...