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Parking At A Distance: Option For Reducing Traffic And Parking Pressure In Urban Areas?

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT000141

Volume

49

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,208 kb

Author(s)

R. van der Heijden, E. Molin, & D. Bos

Abstract

Urban agglomerations face increasing problems in accommodating traffic and parking demand. An interesting option is to develop tailor-made shuttle services by bus from large, scarcely used, parking facilities at the edge of urban areas, towards specific spots within the urban area such as large companies, inner-city shopping areas or labour areas. This paper describes a study focused at exploring the viability of shuttle services. The study is based on modelling travel behaviour of employees of a large office located close to the inner city of a large urban agglomeration in the Netherlands. The study used conjoint choice measurement to explore the employees' attitude towards parking at a distance combined with

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