Travel

  • Mattias Höjer
  • Anders Gullberg
  • Ronny Pettersson
Chapter

Abstract

Traveling or mobility helps people satisfy a number of needs and creates conditions for the households to shape their own activity patterns. Traveling can also serve other functions than the purely logical ones. Travel targets and means both function as social markers and the traveling can also own a value in itself, in that it can offer the concrete possibility of escaping from something or creating an opportunity for recovery and adaptation between different settings.

Keywords

Public Transport Urban Core Urban Structure Shopping Trip Business Travel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mattias Höjer
    • 1
  • Anders Gullberg
    • 2
  • Ronny Pettersson
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Sustainable CommunicationsRoyal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Committee for Stockholm ResearchStockholmSweden
  3. 3.Department of Economic HistoryStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden

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