+ Translate

The effects of the individual, spatial accessibility and activity on recreational travel demand

, : The effects of the individual, spatial accessibility and activity on recreational travel demand. General Technical Report Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service ( NE-145): 87-91

In order to manage park resources, planners and managers need to assess the demand for recreation. Traditionally, recreation participation has been thought to be a function of various factors, including socio-economic characteristics, site attractiveness and availability, and on-site experiences. The research reported in this paper seeks to investigate these influences on travel demand. Firstly, a background literature review is presented.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service)

Order PDF Full Text


Click here to order any other PDF Full Text

Accession: 002249575

Submit PDF Full Text: Here

Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:

Related references

Smith, V.K.; Kopp, R.J., 1980: The spatial limits of the travel cost recreational demand model. The article describes a method for judging the spatial limits of travel cost recreational demand models as they are conventionally applied to secondary data sets. A proposed test for defining the spatial limits of a travel cost model is discussed...

Lee, G.; Hong, I., 2013: Measuring spatial accessibility in the context of spatial disparity between demand and supply of urban park service. Urban parks are amenities that promote urban residentsa quality of life, and therefore, one of the primary issues in urban planning is to ensure accessibility to urban parks for appropriate service provision. In many cities, however, accessibility...

Li, E.A.L., 1999: A travel cost demand model for recreational snapper angling in Port Phillip Bay, Australia. A travel cost demand model was estimated for recreational angling for snapper Pagrus auratus in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, based on an on-site expenditure survey conducted during the 1996-1997 season. The model explaining angling trip...

Brox, J.A.; Kumar, R.C., 1997: Valuing campsite characteristics: a generalized travel-cost model of demand for recreational camping. The travel cost model of demand was investigated for a sample of 14 000 visitors in 1990 to 48 provincial parks in the Province of Ontario, Canada. The estimates measured the Province of Ontario residents' net willingness to pay for camping s...

Buliung,R.N.; Roorda,M.J.; Remmel,T.K., 2008: Exploring spatial variety in patterns of activity-travel behaviour initial results from the Toronto Travel-Activity Panel Survey. Studies of urban travel behaviour typically focus on weekday activities and commuting. This is surprising given the rising contribution of discretionary activities to daily travel that has occurred during the last few decades. Moreover, current un...

Anonymous, 1984: Access and accessibility to the countryside. Potential demand for increased recreational facilities following an increase in the sales of all terrain/mountain bikes. Environmental and other implications of the growth of off-highway cycling. The increased sales for all terrain bikes (ATB) and mountain bikes (MTB) raises several issues for cyclists, local authorities and environmental groups. Riders of these bikes need access to the countryside from urban areas and access to off-highwa...

Ortacesme, V.; Ozkan, B.; Karaguzel, O., 2002: An estimation of the recreational use value of Kursunlu Waterfall Nature Park by the Individual Travel Cost Method. The recreational use value of Kursunlu Waterfall Nature Park in the Antalya province of Turkey was studied by using the Individual Travel Cost Method (ITCM). For this purpose, 500 on-site questionnaires were administered between September 1998 and...

Oppenheim, N., 1995: Urban travel demand modeling: from individual choices to general equilibrium. Recent modelling techniques, including Geographical Information Systems, have revolutionized the way in which urban planning is carried out. Urban travel demand models must explicitly represent traveller behaviour, and be policy-sensitive and oper...

Ward, Fa, 1982: The demand for and value of recreational use of water in southeastern New Mexico Economic benefits, travel cost method, lakes in Eddy, Lea and Chaves Counties, New Mexico. Research report New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station: 82 (465)

Aoyagi, M., 1991: A study of the amount and the spatial extent of recreational demand in suburban areas - an application of a gravity-type model. A gravity-type model was constructed for recreational trips which could be used to evaluate the recreational value of the areas visited. Using the model, extension of the area accessible for recreation was defined as the distance from a residentia...