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Twin Cities Metropolitan Area 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory (Home Interview Survey)

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Twin Cities Metropolitan Council
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Metropolitan Travel Behavior Survey Series
Publication Date
2013-08-07
Language
English
Free Keywords
automobile ownership; automobile use; automobiles; commuting (travel); driving habits; households; licenses; public transportation; schools; transportation; travel; vehicles; work; working hours
Description
  • Abstract

    The Twin Cities Metropolitan Area 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory (Home Interview Survey) was intended to document how Twin Cities residents use the streets, highways, and transit services in the region. Respondents were asked to record their travel and activities for a 24-hour period. They were also asked for detailed information regarding their trips, including mode of transportation, trip purpose, departure and arrival times, and number of passengers. Demographic variables include gender, age, employment status, household size, number of children under five years old in the household, whether household members were students on their given travel day, household income, and whether respondents had a valid drivers license at the time of the survey.
  • Abstract

    This study was intended to provide information about travel in the Twin Cities region, in order to improve the transportation planning process in the region. For more information regarding the purpose of the study, please refer to the Original P.I. Documentation section of the ICPSR codebook.
  • Abstract

    For information regarding the study design, please refer to the Original P.I. Documentation section of the ICPSR codebook.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Methods

    Response Rates: The response rate for this survey was 91 percent.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-06 / 1990-12
    Time period: 1990-06--1990-12
  • 1990-06 / 1990-12
    Collection date: 1990-06--1990-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota
  • St. Paul
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Households within the Twin Cities seven county area (at the time): Ramsey, Hennepin, Dakota, Anoka, Washington, Carver, and Scott counties. Smallest Geographic Unit: Census Tract
Sampling
For information regarding sampling for this survey, please refer to the Original P.I. Documentation section of the ICPSR codebook.
Collection Mode
  • computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI), telephone interview

    The 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory is a collection of surveys administered in the Twin Cities area. The Home Interview Survey is one key part of this larger collection of surveys. The other surveys in the 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory have not been deposited with ICPSR, and are therefore not available through ICPSR.

    For additional information regarding the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory (Home Interview Survey), please refer to the Metropolitan Travel Survey Archive Web site.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 34739 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-16

Twin Cities Metropolitan Council (2013): Twin Cities Metropolitan Area 1990 Travel Behavior Inventory (Home Interview Survey). Version 1. Metropolitan Travel Behavior Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34739.v1