2003- Empirical studies using the mobility biography framework

There is greater interest in longitudinal travel behaviour research and a number of empirical studies of how travel behaviour evolves over time emerge. These include further quantitative studies which take advantage of large scale panel data sets (Prillwitz et al 2006) as well as qualitative studies which ask respondents to retrospectively explore their mobility biographies (Flamm et al 2008).

Key References

Clark, B., Lyons, G. and Chatterjee, K. (2012). Exploring the interactions between life-events, neighbourhood choice and car ownership transitions: Insights from a retrospective longitudinal survey. The 44th Annual UTSG Conference, 4-6 January, Aberdeen.

Beige and Axhausen (2012) Interdependencies between turning points in life and long-term mobility decisions. Transportation. 39, pp.857-872

Flamm, M., Jemelin, C., Kaufmann, V. (2008) Travel behaviour adaptation processes during life course transitions. Research report

Harms, S and Lanzendorf, M. (2007) From university to working life: impact of a critical life event on travel mode choice. Paper Presented at the 7th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology, Bayreuth, 12 September 2007

Prillwitz, J., Harms, S. and Lanzendorf, M. (2006) Impact of life-course events on car ownership. Transportation Research Record. 1985 pp.71-77.

Scheiner and Holz-Rau (2013) Changes in travel mode use after residential relocation: a contribution to mobility biographies. Transportation (In Press)

Stanbridge, K. and Lyons, G. (2006) Travel behaviour considerations during the process of residential relocation. In: 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Kyoto, Japan, 16-20 August 2006.

Van der Waerden, P., Timmermans, H., Borgers, A. (2003) The influence of key events and critical incidents on transport mode choice switching behaviour: A descriptive analysis. 10th International Conference on Travel Behaviour, Lucerne Research 10-15 August 2003.

Verhoeven, M, Arentze, T., Timmermans, H. Van der Waerden, P. (2005) Modeling the impact of key events on long term transport mode decisions. Decision network approach using event history data. Transportation Research Record (1926)

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