Essays about: "Trips"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 essays containing the word Trips.

  1. 1. Accessibility strategies beyond private, motorized automobility – informing sustainability? A study of carless families with young children in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Ellen Lagrell; [2017-08-16]
    Keywords : accessibility; accessibility strategies; sustainable mobility; time-geography; maneuver space; proximity; non-motorized transport modes;

    Abstract : In the face of major sustainability challenges posed by social exclusion and ecologic degradation there is a pressing need to change mobility practices as well as the physical structures that condition mobility. The overarching aim of this study is to expand knowledge about everyday accessibility strategies beyond private automobility, to inform social as well as ecological sustainability in community and transport planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ten days of Taglit : How emotions work on a Birthright trip in Israel

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Sacha Buisman; [2017]
    Keywords : Taglit Birthright; Israel; Jewish heritage tourism; emotional reflexivity; organized trips;

    Abstract : Taglit Birthright is an organization that provides free ten-day diaspora-heritage trips to Israel for young Jewish adults between 18 and 26 years old. Taglit is Hebrew for discovery and this is the ambition of the organization: providing young Jewish people with an opportunity to discover their socio-cultural Jewish heritage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preparation and analysis of crowdsourced GPS bicycling data : a study of Skåne, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Matthew Corney; [2017]
    Keywords : geomatics; bike data project; map matching; bicycle data; crowdsourced cycle data; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite the growing volume of available transportation data and the efforts of many cities to increase cycling levels, there remains a lack of data on where people cycle. The use of GPS trajectories have now been used in cycle studies for several years, and more recently large, crowdsourced datasets of GPS recorded cycle trips have become available and of interest to transportation and planning departments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling recreational angling demand in Sweden based on region-specific inclusive values

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Johan Gustafsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Recreational fishing; Random Utility Model; water resource management;

    Abstract : This thesis endeavours to model a trip demand function for recreationalangling in Sweden, including the individual expected per-trip utility of regionalattributes. The analysis is conducted with the use of a Random Utility Model (RUM)for the estimation of ‘site-specific’ utility, and a negative binomial logit model fortrip demand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental adjustments of the mobile preschools in Uppsala

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Anna Jernlund; Niklas Pedersen; [2017]
    Keywords : mobile preschool; uppsala; diesel generator;

    Abstract : The mobile preschools of Uppsala are buses that are provided as a complement for stationary preschools. The buses are connected to one stationary preschool that provides the necessities such as food and a place for the children to be before and after the daily trips. READ MORE