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Title: GPS Data and Car Drivers' Parking Search Behavior in the City of Turnhout, Belgium
Authors: van der Waerden, Peter
Timmermans, Harry
Van Hove, Lies
Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Ivan, I.; Benenson, I.; Jiang, B.; Horak, J.; Haworth, J.; Inspektor, T. (Ed.). Geoinformatics for Intelligent Transportation, p. 247-256
Series/Report: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
Abstract: This paper describes an exploratory study regarding parking search behavior. Based on GPS tracks of 97 car trips, the temporal and spatial components of parking search behavior are investigated in more detail. The data collection took place in November 2012 in the city of Turnhout, Belgium. The paper presents the way the data collection has been organized, the way the data have been analyzed, and some findings of the study. It appears that GPS tracking can be used to investigate both the temporal and spatial aspects of parking search behavior. The average parking search time found in this study is 1 min and 18 s (approximately 14 % of the total travel time). The use of street segments for parking is influenced by distance to the city center, distance to nearest parking facility, presence of shops, and parking tariffs.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/21869
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11463-7_18
ISI #: 000360174300018
ISBN: 9783319114620
ISSN: 1863-2246
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Validation: ecoom, 2016
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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