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"Impacts of ICT on Travel Behavior: A Tapestry of Relationships," chapter in The SAGE Handbook of Transport Studies



Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways (STEPS), Plug-In Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center

Available online at: DOI: 10.4135/9781446247655.n14

For most people in the developed world, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have permeated nearly every aspect of everyday life, affecting where and how we work, learn, shop, eat, play, reside – and travel. The travel impacts are myriad and complex, including direct effects on decisions about a given trip, as well as the collateral effects on travel arising from ICT impacts on primary activities, on the supply of travel, on medium-term decisions such as auto ownership, and on long-term lifestyle and location decisions. [...]

Edited by Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Theo Notteboom, and Jon Shawp