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Economía, sociedad y territorio

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OBREGON-BIOSCA, Saúl Antonio  and  BETANZO-QUEZADA, Eduardo. Urban mobility analysis of a mexican middle city, case study: Santiago de Querétaro. Econ. soc. territ [online]. 2015, vol.15, n.47, pp.61-98. ISSN 2448-6183.

Urban planning policies require knowledge provided by mobility studies. Answer questions as: what are the patterns of trips? or, what are the reasons for our trips? Among others, show information about the current territorial situation. This work examines current trip patterns in the urban area of Queretaro, gathered from an origin-destination survey. Data were analyzed through descriptive statistics and causal relationships between transport and socio-economic characteristics of individuals. Results show the trips patterns, reasons and preferences on the existing means of transportation, being income a significant factor of modal choice.

Keywords : urban trips; means of transportation; population; Mexico.

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