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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/18285

Title: Trip Reporting and GPS-based Prompted Recall: Survey Design and Preliminary Analysis of Results
Authors: Dumont, Josee
Advisor: Roorda, Matthew J.
Shalaby, Amer Saïd
Department: Civil Engineering
Keywords: GPS
Travel Survey
Trip Reporting
Prompted Recall
Issue Date: 15-Jan-2010
Abstract: This trip reporting and GPS-based prompted-recall travel survey was undertaken to provide a better understanding of (a) demographic and behavioural differences between students with a home telephone land line and students without one (b) effects of carrying a GPS device on trip reporting (c) differences in trips reported and confirmed through a prompted-recall survey, and (d) performance of the TRIPS platform. The survey was designed and conducted at the University of Toronto between November 2008 and April 2009. It targeted mostly university students and returned 90 valid interviews. Participants were required to carry a GPS device with them for the two days surveyed. They were then asked to report their trips first, and then to confirm their recorded trips through the web-based prompted-recall tool, TRIPS. Preliminary analysis was conducted based on the reported data, and improvements to the TRIPS platform have been suggested.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/18285
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