Ettema, D., Schwanen, T. & Timmermans, H. Transportation (2007) 34: 89. doi:10.1007/s11116-006-0007-3
This paper investigates the role of location factors in task and time allocation at the household level. It is hypothesized that, if time constraints are less binding as a result of living in an urban area or owning more cars, spouses engage more often and longer in out-of-home activities and schedule their activities more independently. The hypotheses are tested with logistic and Cox regression models of activity participation and time allocation on a data set collected in the Amsterdam–Utrecht region in the Netherlands. Results suggest that the hypotheses are supported with respect to specific household activity scheduling decisions.
Activity schedulingTime allocationHousehold interactionsLand use factorsTime useWithin-household interactionsNetherlands