Choice of travel Mode for the Journey to Work: Some Findings

Choice of travel Mode for the Journey to Work: Some Findings

Rush-hour congestion is partly caused by the growing proportion of commuters who travel by car rather than by public transport. This article, based on a study of modal choice in Leeds, presents comparative statistics of time and cost,, and attempts to suggest quantitatively how far it will be necessary to increase the attractiveness of public transport and/or to reduce that of travel by car to achieve the desired degree of transfer.

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