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Stated And Reported Diversion To Public Transportation In Response To Congestion: Implications On The Benefits Of Multimodal ATIS

  • Author(s): Khattak, Asad
  • Le Colletter, Emmanuel
  • et al.

The objective of this study is to evaluate the potential benefits of a multimodal Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS). The propensity of auto commuters to switch to public transportation in response to unexpected traffic congestion is investigated using a detailed survey undertaken in the Golden Gate Bridge corridor in 1993. A stated preference analysis tied to the situation for which the commuting behavior was reported is used to estimate the propensity of travelers to divert to transit under a multimodal ATIS.

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