The Incentive Elasticity of Demand for Non-Motorized Transportation

Transportation and obesity are two of this decade's largest public policy challenges, with non-motorized commuting at the nexus of the two issues. Economists and transportation planners have long been studying mode choice and predicting demand for motorized alternatives. This research represents a preliminary investigation into demand for non-motorized commute modes and the role policy may play in promoting these modes.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $30143.50
  • Contract Numbers:



  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    University of Vermont, Burlington

    Transportation Center, 210 Colchester Avenue
    Farrell Hall
    Burlington, VT  United States  05405
  • Project Managers:

    Troy, Austin

    Aultman-Hall, Lisa

  • Performing Organizations:

    UVM Transportation Center

    University of Vermont
    210 Colchester Avenue
    Burlington, VT  United States  05405
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kolodinsky, Jane

  • Start Date: 20070901
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20080831
  • Source Data: RiP Project 20486

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01569204
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: UVM Transportation Center
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT06-G-0018, 021752
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Jul 2 2015 1:01AM