Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities

A research was carried out with the purpose to find the symbolism and preferences of the use of the car in Bogota; since it is believed that one of the crucial factors for a more rational use of the car is linked with the symbolism-affective motives that the car represents. It was applied 44 semi-st...

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Autor Principal: Cuéllar Espinosa, Andrés
Formato: Trabajo de grado (Bachelor Thesis)
Lenguaje:Desconocido (Unknown)
Publicado: 2013
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spelling ir-p17054coll23-1802016-11-30 Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities Cuéllar Espinosa, Andrés A research was carried out with the purpose to find the symbolism and preferences of the use of the car in Bogota; since it is believed that one of the crucial factors for a more rational use of the car is linked with the symbolism-affective motives that the car represents. It was applied 44 semi-structured interviews to a sample of subjects between 18 and 60 years that live in different sectors of the city of Bogota and that are economically able to have a private car. The results suggest that there is a gap between public transport and car use; motivating car users to prefer its own car. Security, comfort and social status highlighted as the main points to analyse in order to promote alternative modes of transportation such as carpool and public bicycle. Car simbolism; Car use; Ciudades en desarrollo; Comportamientos de viaje; Developing cities; Simbolismo del carro; Sustainable transport; Transporte sustentable; Travel behaviour; Uso del carro Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Comercio, comunicaciones, transporte 2013 PDF Tesis ENG - Inglés Bogotá (Colombia) Colfuturo © Derechos reservados del autor http://babel.banrepcultural.org/cdm/ref/collection/p17054coll23/id/180
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topic Car simbolism; Car use; Ciudades en desarrollo; Comportamientos de viaje; Developing cities; Simbolismo del carro; Sustainable transport; Transporte sustentable; Travel behaviour; Uso del carro
Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Comercio, comunicaciones, transporte
spellingShingle Car simbolism; Car use; Ciudades en desarrollo; Comportamientos de viaje; Developing cities; Simbolismo del carro; Sustainable transport; Transporte sustentable; Travel behaviour; Uso del carro
Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Comercio, comunicaciones, transporte
Cuéllar Espinosa, Andrés
Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
description A research was carried out with the purpose to find the symbolism and preferences of the use of the car in Bogota; since it is believed that one of the crucial factors for a more rational use of the car is linked with the symbolism-affective motives that the car represents. It was applied 44 semi-structured interviews to a sample of subjects between 18 and 60 years that live in different sectors of the city of Bogota and that are economically able to have a private car. The results suggest that there is a gap between public transport and car use; motivating car users to prefer its own car. Security, comfort and social status highlighted as the main points to analyse in order to promote alternative modes of transportation such as carpool and public bicycle.
format Trabajo de grado (Bachelor Thesis)
author Cuéllar Espinosa, Andrés
author_facet Cuéllar Espinosa, Andrés
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title Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
title_short Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
title_full Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
title_fullStr Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
title_full_unstemmed Good practices for a sustainable transport: Travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
title_sort good practices for a sustainable transport: travel behaviour, symbolism and motives for car uses in developing cities
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