Evaluating the factors affecting student travel mode choice

Meead Saberi Kalaee, Mohammad Reza Rezaeian, Mohammad Reza Ahadi, Gholam Ali Shafabakhsh

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Abstract

This study examines the factors that influence the mode choice of students in school trips using a multinomial logit model. It is found that students in not neighborhood schools, students from families with high income, high school students and female students are less likely to walk or bike in compare to other students. It is also found that there is no strong correlation between school size and whether the school is a neighborhood school. The methodology and results of this study help planners and policy makers to evaluate and prioritize Safe Routes to School programs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual Transportation Research Forum 2009
Pages340-358
Number of pages19
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventAustralasian Transport Research Forum 2009 - Auckland , New Zealand
Duration: 29 Sep 20091 Oct 2009
Conference number: 32nd
https://www.australasiantransportresearchforum.org.au/papers/2009 (Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceAustralasian Transport Research Forum 2009
Abbreviated titleATRF 2009
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period29/09/091/10/09
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