Changes in Recreational Travel in Washington State

The research study identifies the types and amounts of recreational travel in Washington State, assesses the impact of gasoline supply and price, investigates the attitudes of local and out-of-state travelers regarding travel in the past, present and future. The future includes a gasoline price scenario. The study also addresses the reasons for change in recreational travel behavior and provides recommendations to minimize the adverse effects of gasoline prices on recreational travel.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 14, 1982
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 049.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:40
Authors: 
Thomas Hamstra, Paul Motoyoshi.
Originator: 
Washington (State). Public Transportation and Planning Division.
Number of Pages: 
105
Subject: 
Attitudes, Economic factors, Economic impacts, Energy consumption, Gasoline, Highways, Socioeconomic factors, Recreation, Recreational trips, Surveys, Transportation, Travel behavior, Travel by mode, Travel demand, Trip length, Trip purpose.