Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy
 

Study

Effect of Built Environment on Vehicle Miles Traveled

How do the density and connectivity of roads impact the travel mode choice (walking, biking, mass transit, driving) individuals choose for their transportation needs? Data collected from approximately 2000 participants will be analzyed to reveal the relationship between the number of street and intersections on a neighborhood scale and the number of vehicle miles traveled.

Data was collected from 12 small, medium, and large metropolitan areas across the US.