Chapter 13 Interrelationships of Internet Technologies and Transport Behaviour
Published: November 2016
Component type: chapter
Published in: Low Carbon Mobility Transitions
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-64-7-2847
Information and communication technologies (ICT) have growing importance for transport systems. This is because their implications for transport behaviour are complex, including opportunities to find travel information, planning tools, to share transport modes, work at-a-distance, compare travel costs, or to communicate travel patterns. ICT has profoundly changed the ways in which transport systems are used and mobilities performed. This chapter discusses a wide range of interrelationships, as well as implications for transport mode choices and transport demand. Findings suggest that some ICT innovations support sustainable transport choices, while others raise new and significant barriers to more sustainable transport futures. This is illustrated on the basis of three examples, urban transport, competitive mobilities, and car cultures.
- Stefan Gossling, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Sweden and Western Norway Research Institute, Sogndal, Norway (Author)
For the source title:
- Debbie Hopkins, Transport Studies Unit, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7778-8989
- James Higham, Department of Tourism, University of Otago, NZ and University of Stavanger, Norway (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1405-7035
Gossling, S. (2016) "Chapter 13 Interrelationships of Internet Technologies and Transport Behaviour" In: Hopkins, D. & Higham, J. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-64-7-3279
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