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.
August 10, 2007
Thomas Hamstra, Paul Motoyoshi.
Washington (State). Public Transportation and Planning Division.
- # of Pages: 105 p., 1,600 KB (PDF)
- 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.
- Keywords: Recreational travel, recreational travel modes, trip frequency, trip duration, trip distance, Washington (State)
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