Read about the key findings from the Life Transitions and Travel Behaviour study in our ‘Evidence Summaries’. Detailed results are reported in the ‘Academic Papers’.
Evidence Summary 1 – Household car ownership and life events
Evidence Summary 2 – Drivers of change to commuting mode
Viewpoint Article – Chatterjee, K. and Clark, B. (2015). The facts are clear – life events change travel behaviour. Policy-makers please take note. Local Transport Today, 679. p. 18. ISSN 0962-6220
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S. (2016). Changes to commute mode: The role of life events, spatial context and environmental attitude. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 89, p.89-105. doi:10.1016/j.tra.2016.05.005. Published paper.
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S. (2015). Changes in level of household car ownership: The role of life events and spatial context. Transportation, 43(4), pp.556-599. ISSN 0049-4488. Published paper.
Chatterjee, K. and Scheiner, J. (2015). Understanding changing travel behaviour over the life course: Contributions from biographical research. Resource paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Windsor, UK, July 19-23. Conference paper.
Clark, B. ,Chatterjee, K., Lyons, G. (2015). Towards a theory of the dynamics of household car ownership: Insights from a mobility biographies approach. In: Scheiner, J. & Holz-Rau, C. ed. Mobility Biographies and Mobility Socialisation. Wiesbaden: Springer-VS. Published chapter.
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S., Knies, G., Laurie, H. (2014). Life events and travel behaviour: Exploring the inter-relationship using UK Household Longitudinal Study Data. Transportation Research Record. 2413(2). Pre-publication version.
Policies and Actions
Policy Matrix – Mapping study findings to policy goals and actions
Slide Pack 1 – Changes in car ownership and the role of life events and spatial context
Slide Pack 2 – How life events prompt changes in the commute to work
Life Events as Opportunities for Behavioural Change – presented at University College London Transport Institute seminar on ‘Travel behaviour change: bringing the latest academic research to bear’ on 21 September 2015.
End of Project Seminar Slides – presented at our end of project event hosted by the Department for Transport on 16th June 2014.
Life Events and Travel Behaviour Poster – presented at the Transportation Research Board conference in Washington D.C in January 2014.
Project Inception Poster – presented at the Secondary Data Analysis Initiative networking event in June 2013.
Understanding Society (waves 1 to 3) with Geographic Accessibility – A bespoke linked dataset generated during the project and deposited in the UK Data Archive.
Timeline – A history of longitudinal travel behaviour and life event related research