WIT Press

The Pedestrian Mode In Modal Choice Models

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980041

Volume

36

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,006 kb

Author(s)

L. Biggiero & B. Montella

Abstract

In this paper two multinomial logit modal choice models are calibrated and verified on an SP data base particularly focusing on the pedestrian mode choice. The former is relative to systematic purposes such as workplace; the latter to non systematic such as shopping. Both models consider a set of alternatives including the pedestrian one, car and bus over two distance bands. Model attributes are both conventional, such as travel time and cost, and qualitative, for example such as comfort, reliability, bus crowding. Moreover, the bus one has been considered such as a combined mode "pedestrian+bus", to valuate the impact of the pedestrian route to reach the bus stops, on the transit choice. 1 Introduction European Parliament data shows a share of the pedestrian mobility varying between the 25

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