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Generation of coherent trip chains for travel behaviour analysis and modelling

Cyganski, Rita and Justen, Andreas and Schulz, Angelika and Köhler, Katja (2013) Generation of coherent trip chains for travel behaviour analysis and modelling. European Transport Conference 2013, 30. Sep. - 02. Okt. 2013, Frankfurt, DEutschland.

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Abstract

The generation of trip chains from National Household Travel Surveys (NHTS), frequently used both directly for data analysis as well as input for transport modeling, usually demands substantial post-processing. Transport models are highly dependent on information on the location type associated with each trip for the proper assignment and consequently estimation of transport flows between origins and destinations. Unfortunately, many NHTS only provide trip purposes without information about specific location types, especially in case of purposes such as ‘pick up / drop off someone’ or ‘accompanying adults’. Based on the German NHTS ‘MiD 2008 – Mobilitaet in Deutschland’, a step-wise method of data processing is introduced to specify reported locations by investigating the complex household context in which activity and trip planning took place. The step-wise identification of specific location sites considering the household context allows for the generation of additional 11% of qualified trip chains compared to the original data set, thus substantially enhancing the explanatory power of chain-based empirical analysis. Comparing the effect of different recoding schemes, it can be demonstrated that a systematic consideration of the household context proved most effective for joint trips of adults and children. Detailed recommendations are made to overcome the mainly design-based shortcomings of non-located trip purposes in future NHTS.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/84743/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Generation of coherent trip chains for travel behaviour analysis and modelling
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Cyganski, Ritarita.cyganski (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Justen, Andreasandreas.justen (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schulz, Angelikaangelika.schulz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Köhler, Katjakatja.koehler (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:September 2013
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:MiD; trip chaining; escort trips
Event Title:European Transport Conference 2013
Event Location:Frankfurt, DEutschland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:30. Sep. - 02. Okt. 2013
Organizer:Association for European Transport (AET)
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research > Passenger Transport
Deposited By: Cyganski, Rita
Deposited On:22 Jan 2014 12:51
Last Modified:08 May 2014 23:29

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