Women's mode and trip structure choices in daily activity-travels: A developing country perspective

Navid Khademi, Mohammad Ali Arman
2020 Figshare  
In this paper, we analyze travel pattern of Iranian women, where typical patriarchal views and specific social and cultural norms may alter the patterns from those in western societies. In addition to inherent psycho-physical gender differences, women in Iran might face special constraints forcing them not to be involved in all activity-travel patterns that men or women in developed countries usually undertake. We pay special attention to the role of marital and employment status of them on
more » ... atus of them on their activity-travel patterns. To this extent, we develop a joint mode and daily activity pattern (DAP) discrete choice model, which is a two-level mixed nested Logit. The upper nest of the proposed model embodies women's DAP choices, and the lower nest belongs to the mode choices. In this paper, we try to show how different factors in a patriarchal Muslim society like Iran affect or restrict women's type and structure of activity-travel patterns.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.11881185 fatcat:kx3f7b3umnabtcpymxlo4bsphq