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The Importance of Timing for Breaking Commuters’ Car Driving Habits

@inproceedings{Thgersen2012TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Timing for Breaking Commuters’ Car Driving Habits},
  author={Jan Th{\o}gersen},
  year={2012}
}
A large sample of Copenhagen car drivers were randomly assigned to either receive a free month travel card for public transportation or serve as a control group. As predicted, the free travel card neutralized the negative effect of car driving habits and made the use of public transportation more consistent with the traveller’s conscious intentions. However, the behavioural effects of the free travel card appeared only among individuals who had recently relocated residence or workplace, prior… 

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