Edited by Robin Hickman, Beatriz Mella Lira, Moshe Givoni and Karst Geurs
Chapter 14: Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective
David Banister, Yannick Cornet, Moshe Givoni and Glenn Lyons critique the commodification of travel time savings in transport planning and project appraisal. They ask for less focus on travel time and, instead, that consideration should be given to the door-to-door journey, the experience of travel and type of activities at the destination. A case study of high speed rail is used to discuss the issues. The concept of reasonable travel time is developed, reflecting a difference between useful and non-useful travel.
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