Darren M. Scott

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Traditionally, urban analysis has been quick to adopt and benefit from developments in technology (e.g., microcomputer, GIS) and techniques (e.g., statistics, mathematical programming). This has not been the case, however, with newer methods of spatial analysis – in particular, spatial statistics. Only recently has this situation started to change. This(More)
Recent interest in the urban transport challenges posed by the demographic outlook of ageing societies has prompted a growing body of scholarship on the subject. The focus of this paper is on the topic of elderly trip generation and the development of models to help formalise some important relationships between trip-making behaviour and personal, household(More)
This paper addresses inter-agent interactions, an issue that has received little attention in travel behavior research. Drawing upon the economic theory of externalities and the sociological paradigm of social networks, we develop a discrete choice model that incorporates elements of social influence in addition to more conventional factors such as the(More)
This study investigates perceived barriers to walking using data collected from 179 randomly-selected adults between the ages of 18 and 92 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. A survey (Hamilton Active Living Study) asked questions about socio-demographics, walking, and barriers to walking. A series of binary logit models are estimated for twenty potential(More)
Acknowledgements We would also like to acknowledge the contributions of Darren Scott who worked on a subcontract of the grant. Disclaimer The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors, who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official view or policies of the(More)
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