Where Sustainable Transport and Social Exclusion Meet: Households Without Cars and Car Dependence in Great Britain

@article{Mattioli2014WhereST,
  title={Where Sustainable Transport and Social Exclusion Meet: Households Without Cars and Car Dependence in Great Britain},
  author={Giulio Mattioli},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Policy \& Planning},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={379 - 400}
}
  • Giulio Mattioli
  • Published 3 July 2014
  • Economics
  • Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning
Abstract A secondary analysis of the British National Travel Survey for the years 2002–2010 shows that the composition of the group of carless households is a good indicator of the level of car dependence in a local area: indeed, while non-car ownership in peripheral and rural areas very often correspond to a marginal socio-demographic situation, this is less and less true as one moves towards larger urban areas. Similarly, while in sparse areas most households without cars are either virtually… 

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