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Excess commuting : a critical review

Abstract:

Excess commuting is the additional journey-to-work travel represented by the difference between the actual average commute and the smallest possible average commute, given the spatial configuration of workplace and residential sites. Research on excess commuting has been carried out over the last 20 years since the seminal contribution of Hamilton (1982). The literature has generated much debate and controversy and the purpose of this review paper is to assess that material critically under t...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Publisher copy:
10.1080/01441640600782609

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Transport Reviews Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
6
Pages:
749-767
Publication date:
2006
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5327
ISSN:
0144-1647
URN:
uuid:80bb7e68-3201-40e3-909f-8db8ba2882d7
Local pid:
tsu:10285

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