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 ...
This paper focuses on the application of environmental justice
principles specifically in the transport context. It begins by
giving a background of the environmental justice movement
and a definition, and proceeds to ...
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 ...
Traditional survey methods are fast reaching their “use by” dates.
It is much harder for researchers to contact households through the
telephone as a result of call screening and answering machine
devices. In relation ...
Three concurrent demographic shifts, the aging of the
population, and increase in incomes and an increase in health
of senior citizens, are likely to cause significant changes to
travel demand structures. An increasing ...