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dc.contributor.convenorStephen Hamnetten_AU
dc.contributor.authorBurke, Matthewen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Lexen_US
dc.contributor.editorStephen Hamnetten_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:19:45Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:19:45Z
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.date.modified2009-10-14T22:10:39Z
dc.identifier.refurihttp://www.unisa.edu.au/soac2007/en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/18025
dc.description.abstractActive transport is a term describing travel between destinations by walking, cycling and other non-motorised modes. Being 'active' this component of household travel is of interest to both the transport and health fields. Whilst we now know much about the value of active transport for physical activity there is less information available on the extent or characteristics of this travel within Australian cities. This paper reports on the South East Queensland Travel Survey 2003/04 dataset covering the weekday travel of 10,931 persons in Brisbane, Australia. The dataset was manipulated to identify all active transport travel by traveller type and travel purpose. Walking for transport is found to comprise the majority of all non-motorised travel found in the dataset. Single-mode walking trips made to and from destinations such as shops and primary schools are less important than the walking involved in multi-modal public transport trips to workplaces, shops, universities and secondary schools. The trip distances walked to destinations, whether as part of public transport trips or not, are generally much greater than established 'rules of thumb' used by planners. These active transport trips provide significant health benefits to those undertaking them. The paper demonstrates that household travel survey data can provide quantitative information on the extensity and characteristics of active transport in urban areas, with the potential to examine and compare active transport across cities.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherUniversity of South Australiaen_US
dc.publisher.placeAdelaideen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.unisa.edu.au/en_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.unisa.edu.au/isst/default2.aspen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameState of Australian Cities National Conference 2007en_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleProceedings of State of Australian Cities National Conference 2007en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2007-11-28en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2007-11-30en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationAdelaide, Australiaen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode370401en_US
dc.titleActive Transport in Brisbane: how much is happening and what are its characteristics?en_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright remains with the authors 2007. The attached file is reproduced here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the authors.en_AU
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