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Portland State University

1980

College students -- Transportation -- Oregon -- Portland

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Public Transit And Student Choice : A Survey With Portland State University Students, Sheku Gibril Kamara Jan 1980

Public Transit And Student Choice : A Survey With Portland State University Students, Sheku Gibril Kamara

Dissertations and Theses

Research in urban transportation has been of many facets. Some have emphasized modes and routes while others have attempted to isolate and look at small segments of the transportation market with specific demands. Such segments include workers, recreation riders, and to a less extent, students. In the "journey-to-work" studies, a major finding has been that as income of workers increases, the distance between residence and work-place also increases.

This thesis starts with a series of hypotheses generated as a result of the findings of other studies reviewed in the literature. In testing the hypotheses, variables that are likely to influence ...