My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: English

National Household Travel Survey, 2001: [United States]

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey Series
Publication Date
2004-10-08
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • United States Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration
  • United States Department of Transportation. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Language
English
Free Keywords
automobile use; commuting (travel); driving habits; public transportation; traffic; traffic accidents; travel; vehicles
Description
  • Abstract

    The 2001 National Household Travel Survey is a combination of the Federal Highway Administration's Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS) and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics American Travel Survey (ATS), which were conducted separately in previous years. The National Household Travel Survey serves as the nation's inventory of daily personal travel. It collects data on daily trips including purpose of the trip, means of transportation used, travel time, vehicle occupancy, driver characteristics, and vehicle attributes. These data are collected for all personal trips, all modes and purposes, all trip lengths, and all areas of the country, urban and rural. The 2001 National Household Travel Survey collected additional data on trips to a destination 50 miles or more from home (long-distance travel) that started from home and ended at home during a four-week travel period. This was a change from previous years, where the travel range was 75 miles or more. Part 1, the Household File, contains data unique to a household, such as the number of household vehicles, household income, the relationship between household members, demographic information for household members, and educational level of the household respondent. Part 2, the Person File, contains demographic information, driver status, information on travel to work, miles driven, customer satisfaction, and Internet use. Part 3, the Vehicle File, contains data relating to each of the household's vehicles, including annualized vehicle miles. Part 4, the Travel Day Trip File, contains data about each trip the person made on the household's randomly assigned travel day. Parts 5 and 6 are weight files for the Household File (Part 1) and the Person File (Part 2), respectively.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Household File
    • DS2: Person File
    • DS3: Vehicle File
    • DS4: Travel Day File
    • DS5: Household-Level Weight File
    • DS6: Person-Level Weight File
Temporal Coverage
  • 2001 / 2002
    Time period: 2001--2002
  • 2001-03 / 2002-05
    Collection date: 2001-03--2002-05
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States living in households with telephones.
Sampling
The sample is a Random Digit Dialing (RDD) sample of approximately 26,000 households in the national survey and approximately 40,000 households from nine add-on areas.
Collection Mode
  • Although data were collected in 2001 and 2002, the study title is National Household Travel Survey, 2001.

    The user guide is provided by the principal investigator as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file.

Note
2006-01-18 File CB4047.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. United States Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration. United States Department of Transportation. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 4047 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Zhu, Pengyu. Telecommuting, household commute and location choice. Urban Studies.50, (12), 2441-2459.2013.
    • ID: 10.1177/0042098012474520 (DOI)
  • Robertson, Angela A., Liew, Hui, Gardner, Sheena. An evaluation of the narrowing gender gap in DUI arrests. Accident Analysis and Prevention.43, (4), 1414-1420.2011.
    • ID: 10.1016/j.aap.2011.02.017 (DOI)
  • Brewer, Devon D., Muth, Stephen Q., Potterat, John J.. Demographic, Biometric, and Geographic Comparison of Clients of Prostitutes and Men in the US General Population. Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality.11, 2008.
  • Oberlink, Mia R.. Opportunities for Creating Livable Communities. AARP Public Policy Institute.Washington, DC: AARP. 2008.
    • ID: http://www.georgiaplanning.org/eNewsletters/pdfs/opp_for_livable_communities.pdf (URL)
  • Schwartz, Jennifer, Rookey, Bryan D.. The narrowing gender gap in arrests: Assessing competing explanations using self-report, traffic fatality, and official data on drunk driving, 1980-2004. Criminology.46, (3), 637-671.2008.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2008.00121.x (DOI)
  • Bose, Jonaki J.. Measuring exposure to vehicle crashes. Chance.19, (1), 22-27.2006.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration (2004): National Household Travel Survey, 2001: [United States]. Version 1. Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04047.v1