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Forecasting household car ownership in South Africa: alternative models and future trends

  title={Forecasting household car ownership in South Africa: alternative models and future trends},
  author={Mathetha T Mokonyama and Christoffel J. Venter},
  journal={Joernaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Siviele Ingenieurswese},
  • M. Mokonyama, C. Venter
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Joernaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Siviele Ingenieurswese
The paper investigates the use of an alternative household car ownership modelling approach for South African urban areas, particularly the metropolitan areas, that moves away from existing race-based classifications, but instead uses household income and spatial attributes of an area captured in terms of dwelling unit types. The model has been successfully calibrated for the City of Johannesburg, and tested for other Gauteng areas. The paper also provides limited benchmarking of South African… 

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