Accessibility and Cognition: The Effect of Transport Mode on Spatial Knowledge

@inproceedings{Mondschein2010AccessibilityAC,
  title={Accessibility and Cognition: The Effect of Transport Mode on Spatial Knowledge},
  author={A. Mondschein and Evelyn Blumenberg and Brian D. Taylor},
  year={2010}
}
Spatial behaviour and decision-making require knowledge of the urban environment, including opportunities available and the means to reach them. Thus, variations in spatial knowledge can result in radically different levels of effective accessibility, despite similar locations, demographics and other factors commonly thought to influence travel behaviour. Cognitive maps, which develop primarily through wayfinding and travel experience, are individuals’ repositories of spatial knowledge. This… CONTINUE READING

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