Private long-distance travel mode selection 1980

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mats-G. Engström - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Bengt Sahlberg - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Description:

The principal purpose of the study was to identify and describe the factors which effect the choice of means of transportation for a longer private journey. Long journey here refers to trips of more than 100 km (one way). Private journey is defined as all travel with the exception of business, work, educational and military service trips. Information was collected by means of a postal questionnaire and home interviews. The primary purpose of the questionnaire was to select respondents for the interview who had undertaken at least one long journey during a three-month period, and who also could choose their means of travel. The interview contained questions about the purpose of the journey, number of nights away, means of transport used and company travelled with. The respondent had to indicate if other means of transport were considered and the importance of costs and travelling time.

Purpose:

Describe the factors which effect the choice of means of transportation for a longer privat journey

Subject area:

TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mats-G. Engström - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Bengt Sahlberg - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0038

Description:

The principal purpose of the study was to identify and describe the factors which effect the choice of means of transportation for a longer private journey. Long journey here refers to trips of more than 100 km (one way). Private journey is defined as all travel with the exception of business, work, educational and military service trips. Information was collected by means of a postal questionnaire and home interviews. The primary purpose of the questionnaire was to select respondents for the interview who had undertaken at least one long journey during a three-month period, and who also could choose their means of travel. The interview contained questions about the purpose of the journey, number of nights away, means of transport used and company travelled with. The respondent had to indicate if other means of transport were considered and the importance of costs and travelling time.

Purpose:

Describe the factors which effect the choice of means of transportation for a longer privat journey

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1980-07 — 1980-09

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Solna, Norrköping, Växjö, Halmstad, Östersund and Skellefteå.

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-75 years residing in Solna, Norrköping, Växjö, Halmstad, Östersund or Skellefteå

Time Method:

Subject area:

TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Transportforskningsdelegationen (1982) Den resandes ensak? : Hur man väljer färdmedel vid långväga privata resor : teknisk rapport. 1982:1. Stockholm: TFD. (With an English summary). ISBN: 91-85562-49-1.
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Version 1.0:

2012-10-26 doi:10.5878/001203

Dataset 1

Private long-distance travel mode selection 1980 - Questionnaire

Suggested citation:

Mats-G. Engström, Bengt Sahlberg. Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning (2012). <em>Private long-distance travel mode selection 1980 - Questionnaire</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001203">https://doi.org/10.5878/001203</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mats-G. Engström - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Bengt Sahlberg - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-07 — 1980-08

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

1980-07 — 1980-08

Variables:

13

Number of individuals/objects:

1120

Version 1.1:

2012-10-26 doi:10.5878/001205

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Version 1.0:

1983-12-01 doi:10.5878/001204

Dataset 2

Private long-distance travel mode selection 1980 - Interview

Suggested citation:

Mats-G. Engström, Bengt Sahlberg. Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning (2012). <em>Private long-distance travel mode selection 1980 - Interview</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001205">https://doi.org/10.5878/001205</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mats-G. Engström - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Bengt Sahlberg - Nordic Institute for Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-09 — 1980-09

Data collector: IMU

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

1980-09 — 1980-09

Variables:

97

Number of individuals/objects:

600

Published: 1983-01-01
Last updated: 2020-02-13