Analyzing demand for rail travel (Book, 1991) []
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Analyzing demand for rail travel

Analyzing demand for rail travel

Author: Tony Fowkes; Chris Nash
Publisher: Avebury : ITS, 1991
Series: Institute of transport studies, 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Emphasizing practical application, this book describes techniques for analyzing rail passenger demand, with results of actual studies used to illustrate the techniques in question.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Fowkes; Chris Nash
ISBN: 1856281361 9781856281362
OCLC Number: 476307481
Description: x, 191 s
Contents: Needs, sources and methods; introduction; the need for forecasts; data sources; types of model; areas of application; conclusion; the aggregate approach; introduction; model forms; past work; the Box-Jenkins approach; conclusion; disaggregate methods; introduction; theoretical background; comparison of disaggregate methods; overview of stated preference techniques; issues in the design of stated preference experiments; testing the adequacy of the experimental design; revealed preference, stated preference and transfer price methods compared; conclusion; leisure travel; introduction and background; methodology of the studies; values of changes in travel time, service frequency and delays for InterCity rail leisure travellers; the values of overcrowding and departure time variations for InterCity rail leisure travellers; conclusion; business travel; introduction; company travel policies; actual travel behaviour; stated preference experiments - employers; stated preference experiments - business travellers; evidence on business travellers' values of overcrowding and service frequency; conclusion; commuting; introduction; the residential, employment and transport system in south-east England; previous studies; survey evidence; the LILT aggregate model; MASTER model (micro-analytical simulations of transport, employment and residence); conclusion; new stations and services; introduction; BR's demand forecasting approaches; revealed preference (RP) models; stated preference models; comparison of RP methods - West Yorkshire case study; comparison of RP and SP methods - Leicestershire case study; conclusion; socio-economic and demographic factors; introduction; trip rate models; results of the original 1978/79 model; validation of the trip rate models; the use of the models to forecast future levels of long distance trip-making; discussion of the role of inter-urban rail trip rate modesl; conclusion; overview; a comparison of the value of the various methods of demand analysis; what have we learnt about rail demand?; the future.
Series Title: Institute of transport studies, 4
Responsibility: ed. by Tony Fowkes, Chris Nash


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