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dc.contributor.author Murphy, Enda
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-11T14:19:57Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-11T14:19:57Z
dc.date.copyright 2009 Elsevier
dc.date.issued 2009-10
dc.identifier.citation Transportation Research Part A : policy and practice en
dc.identifier.issn 0965-8564
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3008
dc.description.abstract This paper reports results from research conducted to analyse the extent of excess commuting in Dublin, Ireland. The research differs from similar studies on excess commuting in two ways. First, a disaggregate modal choice analysis of excess commuting is undertaken for two time periods – 1991 and 2001. Second, sensitivity analysis is undertaken to explore the impact of changes in the density of the transport network for users of public and private transport. The results suggest that excess commuting is considerably greater for users of private transport implying the greater inefficiency of commuting associated with that mode. By way of contrast, capacity utilisation measures suggest the opposite indicating the difficulty of using these measures for policy-making. The results suggest also that the greater inter-mixing of jobs–housing functions has facilitated reductions in actual commuting costs as well as increasing the range of available trip possibilities over the study period. In terms of the sensitivity analysis, the results suggest that public transport users could achieve dramatic savings on their commute if the density of that network was increased considerably. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice,Volume 43, Issue 8, October 2009, Pages 735–743 DOI:10.1016/j.tra.2009.07.004 Elsevier Ltd.
dc.subject Excess commuting en
dc.subject Modal choice en
dc.subject Transportation planning en
dc.subject Land-use planning en
dc.subject Jobs–housing balance en
dc.subject Dublin en
dc.subject.lcsh Commuting--Ireland--Dublin en
dc.subject.lcsh Choice of transportation--Ireland--Dublin en
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation--Planning en
dc.subject.lcsh Land use--Planning en
dc.title Excess commuting and modal choice en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2009.07.004 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 43 en
dc.identifier.issue 8 en
dc.identifier.startpage 735 en
dc.identifier.endpage 743 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.tra.2009.07.004
dc.neeo.contributor Murphy|Enda|aut|
dc.description.admin ke - AL 08/07/2011 en


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