Martin Dijst

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The spatial configuration of land use is an important determinant of many ecological and socioeconomical processes (Lambin et al, 2001). A better understanding of the determinants of the spatial configuration of land use is necessary to assess the impact of possible, future developments on environment, economy, and society at large. Theoretical(More)
The Internet offers many opportunities to participatèat a distance' in such activities as telecommuting, e-banking, and online shopping. With the emergence of the Internet, a new shopping channel has become available for all parts of the shopping process, such as searching for product information, communication and selection, transaction, delivery (of(More)
The Internet makes it possible to conduct activities, such as working and shopping, without travelling to activity places. As e-shopping becomes popular, it can fundamentally change people's travel behaviour. In this study we have used a literature review, an Internet survey of e-shoppers, and the Netherlands National Travel Survey to analyse the possible(More)
Physical activity (PA) is influenced by the built environment. However, little is known about the types of built environment where adults spend their time, and at what levels of PA they engage in those environments. Understanding the effect of the built environment on PA requires insight into PA behavior at different types of locations (e.g., home, work,(More)
Although the spectacular spread of wired and wireless communication technologies such as the Internet and mobile phone have been discussed extensively in the academic literature, knowledge of the interactions among face-to-face (F2F) and electronic communication modes and their implications for travel behavior is rather limited. The same is true for(More)
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