Adaptive stated choice experiment for access and egress mode choice to train stations

Lissy Cesarina La Paix Puello, Karst Teunis Geurs

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Abstract

This paper presents an analysis of an adaptive stated choice experiment in the Netherlands to quantify the influence of different factors in the access and egress mode choice to railway stations. For this purpose a sample of 1524 respondents was collected. Mixed logit choice models are estimated which include cost and time factors and variables factors describing the quality of stations and station environments. The main findings indicate that bicycle parking costs in the Netherlands play an important role in access mode choice. Furthermore, improvements in route quality are more important for cyclists than pedestrians as a determinant for access and egress mode choice. Costs and time of access modes are highly important in relation to the main mode choice. Particularly for the bicycle as feeder mode, the ratio of cost to time is a significant reason for dropping the train as main mode.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the WSTLUR, 24-27-June 2014 Delft
Place of PublicationDelft, the Netherlands
Pages-
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 2014
EventWorld Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research 2014 - Delft University, Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 24 Jun 201427 Jun 2014

Conference

ConferenceWorld Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research 2014
Abbreviated titleWSTLUR 2014
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period24/06/1427/06/14
OtherSpecial WSTLUR/NECTAR session

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Keywords

  • IR-96307
  • METIS-308862

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La Paix Puello, L. C., & Geurs, K. T. (2014). Adaptive stated choice experiment for access and egress mode choice to train stations. In Proceedings of the WSTLUR, 24-27-June 2014 Delft (pp. -). Delft, the Netherlands.