The incidence of freak weather and geological events, such as
earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, has increased over the past
thirty years. Coupled with an increase in the populations
located in the path of these natural ...
Rising costs of household travel surveys and the critical need
for good quality data, has led to questions about how best to
obtain a quality survey that provides data comparable to other
household travel surveys. To ...
There are two types of emergencies; those which can be
anticipated and those that cannot. Among those that can be
anticipated are such events as cyclones, floods, bush fires, and
tsunamis. When such events are anticipated, ...
Considerable interest in the policy of voluntary travel
behaviour change interventions, known as by the generic
name of TravelSmart®, has emerged. Measuring its
effectiveness and determining its cost-benefit ratios is ...
Response rates are used by analysts to assess survey
quality: higher response rates are usually desired to reduce
the incidence of non-response bias. The response rate is
simply defined as the ratio of the number of ...
There is increasing interest in the potential to simulate household
travel survey data as an alternative to collecting large sample
household travel surveys, or as a means to augment sample sizes, well
beyond what can ...
ITS has been pioneering the use of GPS to provide more
accurate data on where and when people travel, their routes,
travel distance, and travel time. GPS provides no information
on the number of people travelling together, ...