Travel demand modelling : conceptual developments and perspectives

T.A. Arentze, H.J.P. Timmermans

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In this paper, we discuss several conceptual developments in travel demand modelling that have the potential to enrich existing modelling frameworks. The alternative concepts and approaches that we highlight focus on incorporating psychological factors in choice models. Specifically, we provide a brief review of attempts to include psychological factors into discrete choice models, emphasize work on mental representations underlying choice behaviour, articulate the importance of addressing the generation of dynamically changing needs and desires, and finally discuss some ongoing work in the area of modelling joint decision making in the context of social activities and travel
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-92
Number of pages14
JournalTransportation Letters : International Journal of Transportation Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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