Light Rail Use is More Likely on Walkable Blocks: Further Support for Using Micro-Level Environmental Audit Measures

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Werner, C., Brown, B., & Gallimore, J. (2009). Light rail use is more likely on walkable blocks: Further support for using micro-level environmental audit measures. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
The primary purpose of the study was to address the claim that people are more likely to walk to a transit stop if they live on a “walkable” block. An additional purpose was to ev…

Responsibility and Environment: Ecological Norm Orientation and External Factors in the Domain of Travel Mode Choice Behavior

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Hunecke, M., Blöbaum, A., Matthies, E., & Höger, R. (2001). Responsibility and environment: Ecological norm orientation and external factors in the domain of travel mode choice behavior. Environment and Behavior, 33(6), 830-852.
In the domain of travel mode choice behavior, the interaction between ecological norm orientation and the external aspects "fare" and "subway station range" was investigated in an…

Not All Transfers Are Created Equal: Towards a Framework Relating Transfer Connectivity to Travel Behaviour

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Iseki, H., Taylor, B.D. (2009). Not all transfers are created equal: Towards a framework relating transfer connectivity to travel behaviour. Transport Reviews, 29(6), 777-800.
Walking from origins to transit stops, transferring between transit lines and walking from transit stops to destinations-all add to the burden of transit travel, sometimes to a ve…

Smart Parking Linked to Transit: Lessons Learned from Field Test in San Francisco Bay area of California

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Shaheen, S.A., Kemmerer, C. (2008). Smart parking linked to transit: Lessons learned from field test in San Francisco Bay area of California. Transportation Research Record, (2063), pp. 73-80.
Rising demand for parking at suburban transit stations, such as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District in San Francisco, California, necessitates strategies to manage traveler…

The Effectiveness of Soft Transport Policy measures: A Critical Assessment and Meta-Analysis of Empirical Evidence

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Möser, G., & Bamberg, S. (2008). The effectiveness of soft transport policy measures: A critical assessment and meta-analysis of empirical evidence. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 28(1), 10-26.
In the last few years there has been a growing interest in transport policy concerning behaviour oriented 'soft' measures to reduce private car use. Besides an assessment of the m…

A Model for Climate TargetOiented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel

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Robèrt, M. (2009). A Model for Climate Target Oriented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 3(1), 1-17.
The objectives of this study are to (a) demonstrate the importance and motivation for large private companies taking action against climate change and (b) develop a backcasting-or…

Smarter Choices: Assessing the Potential to Achieve Traffic Reduction Using 'Soft Measures'

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Cairns, S., Sloman, L., Newson, C., Anable, J., Kirkbride, A., Goodwin, P. (2008). Smarter choices: Assessing the potential to achieve traffic reduction using 'Soft measures'. Transport Reviews, 28(5), 593-618.
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in a range of transport policy initiatives which are designed to influence people's travel behaviour away from single-occupancy …

The Effect of Transportation Policies on Energy Consumption and Greenhouse gas Emission from Urban Passenger Transportation

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Poudenx, P. (2008). The effect of transportation policies on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission from urban passenger transportation. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42(6), 901-909.
This paper offers a brief journey through twelve major cities with various policies in place to curb private vehicle use and assesses their success in term of energy consumption a…

Nature and/or Nurture? Analyzing the Determinants of Transit Ridership Across US Urbanized Areas

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Taylor, B. D., Miller, D., Iseki, H., & Fink, C. (2009). Nature and/or nurture? Analyzing the determinants of transit ridership across US urbanized areas.
ublic subsidy of transit services has increased dramatically in recent years, with little effect on overall ridership. Quite obviously, a clear understanding of the factors influe…

The Relationship Between the Built Environment and Nonwork Travel

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Cao, X., Mokhtarian, P. L., & Handy, S. L. (2009). The relationship between the built environment and nonwork travel: A case study of Northern California
Many studies have found that residents living in suburban neighborhoods drive more and walk less than their counterparts in traditional neighborhoods. This evidence supports the a…

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