Modeling parking choice behavior in enclosed business areas

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Abstract

This paper presents a parking choice model to support parking management in enclosed business areas. The study is carried out at the campus area of the Eindhoven University of Technology. The developed model relates the choice of a parking facility to several physical characteristics of the parking facility, the location of the most used area entrance, and the distance between parking and the workplace of the car driver. It appears that the choice of parking facility depends on its size, the presence of maneuver space, the right-of-way when leaving the parking, and the location vis-à-vis the workplace. To illustrate the working of the parking choice model, the parking choices are predicted after the closure of some parking facilities at the campus area.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (CD-ROM)
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherTransportation Research Board
Pages1-12
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting - Washington, United States
Duration: 13 Jan 200817 Jan 2008

Conference

Conference87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington
Period13/01/0817/01/08

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