1977 – A synthesized theory of travel behaviour

Fried, M., Havens, J. and  Thall, M. propose a synthesized theory of travel behaviour.  People are considered to change travel behaviour through a process of trial and error adaptation to changes in circumstances and the surrounding environment. Life events are viewed as ‘shocks’ which mark changes in circumstances.

Key Reference

Fried, M., Havens, J. and  Thall, M., (1977) Travel Behaviour – A Synthesized Theory.Washington DC, USA.: Transportation Research Board. (Project 8-14 final report).

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