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Factors influencing travel behavior and their potential solution : a review of current literatures

Mohd. Shariff, Norhazlin and Shah, Muhammad Zaly (2008) Factors influencing travel behavior and their potential solution : a review of current literatures. Jurnal Alam Bina, 11 (2). pp. 19-28. ISSN 1511-1369

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Abstract

Traffic congestion in metropolitan areas has developed into a major problem in many countries all over the world. They have a negative impact on the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life. Time-delay, pollution, land user and stress are some of the impact that appear from congestion. This paper presents an overview of current literatures on the factors that fluence travel behavior as well their impact. Also, potential solutions to this problem are provided which represent the current thinking of transportation planners in mitigating the adverse impact of motorized traffic to socio-politic well-economic affected countries.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:traffic congestion, travel behavior, landuse, urban structure
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:8234
Deposited By: Farah Nadzirah Jamrus
Deposited On:03 Apr 2009 02:29
Last Modified:27 Jul 2010 07:30

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