Saturation of Demand for Daily Travel

  title={Saturation of Demand for Daily Travel},
  author={David Metz},
  journal={Transport Reviews},
  pages={659 - 674}
  • D. Metz
  • Published 11 May 2010
  • Economics
  • Transport Reviews
Abstract Data from successive national travel surveys show that important characteristics of personal daily travel behaviour in Britain are comparatively stable. Over a 35‐year period, there has been little change in average travel time, journey frequency, purposes of journeys, and proportion of household income devoted to travel. The one factor that has changed significantly is distance travelled, as people have taken advantage of growing incomes to travel faster, thus gaining access to a… 
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