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A Study of University Student Travel Behavior


Abstract Institutions of higher education, particularly those with large student enrollments, constitute special generators that contribute in a variety of ways to the travel demand in a region. Despite the importance of university population travel characteristics in understanding and modeling activity-travel patterns and mode choice behavior in a region, such populations remain under-studied. As metropolitan planning organizations continue to improve their regional travel models by incorporating processes and parameters specific to major regional special generators, university population travel characteristics need to be measured and special submodels that capture their behavior need to be developed. The research presented herein begins by documen... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Volosin, Sarah Elia (Author) / Pendyala, Ram M (Advisor) / Kaloush, Kamil E (Committee member) / Konduri, Karthik C (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Transportation planning / Civil engineering / Behavioral sciences / Online Travel Survey / Student Behavior / Transport Attitudes / Transport Model / Travel Behavior / University Policy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 196 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Civil Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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