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Inter-Trip Characteristics Model for Ado-Ekiti Township, Southwest Nigeria

OJ Oyedepo, O Makinde


Travel characteristics survey and the useful time spent on road by commuters were collected from the terminals and members of National Union of Road Transport Workers. The survey also gave the travel behaviour of commuters and socio-economic characteristics over a period of time across the population. The analysis shows that a total of 7,338 Trips/per were made in Ado-Ekiti to various urban and rural area in which trip to Iworoko-Ekiti has the largest with 3,000 Trips per day. The regression analysis of travel time as dependent variable with other variables (travel cost and travel distance) gives average value of R and R2 as 93.1% and 86.6% respectively.

Keywords: Travel Behaviour, Terminals, Trips, and Socio-economic
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