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Psychology of sustainable travel behavior
German Insurers Accid Res, Traff Behav Traff Psychol, Berlin, Germany.
Fed Environm Agcy, Sect Environm & Transport, Dessau Rosslau, Germany.
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013). (Samot - The service and market oriented research group)
2013 (English)In: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, ISSN 0965-8564, E-ISSN 1879-2375, Vol. 48, 19-24 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

Organizing the way people travel in a more sustainable way is a key challenge. This changes the definition of transportation problems, the influencing factors as well as the types of solutions that need to be considered. It also influences the transport research agenda. The new challenge furthermore places in focus the psychology of the transport user who is now perceived as an active agent in the transport system. Thus, transport policy measures will be more successful if taking into account users’ capabilities and perceived constraints.

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2013. Vol. 48, 19-24 p.
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travel behavior, sustainability, transport, transportation problems
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Applied Psychology
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-38649DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2012.10.001ISI: 000315748700002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-38649DiVA: diva2:873569
Available from: 2015-11-24 Created: 2015-11-23 Last updated: 2015-11-27Bibliographically approved

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