Integrating Regret Psychology to Travel Mode Choice for a Transit-Oriented Evacuation Strategy
AbstractFacing the potential dangers from sudden disasters in urban cities, emergency administrators have to make an appropriate evacuation plan to mitigate negative consequences. However, little attention has been paid to evacuee real decision psychology when developing a strategy. The aim of this paper is to analyze evacuee mode choice behavior considering regret aversion psychology during evacuation. First, the utility-based and regret-based models are formulated to obtain evacuees’ preferences on travel mode choice, respectively. According to the data collected from the stated preference (SP) survey on evacuee mode choice, the estimation results show that the regret-based model performs better than the utility model. Moreover, based on the estimates from behavioral analysis, the elasticities of evacuee mode choices are calculated, and transit strategy simulation is undertaken to investigate the influence on evacuee mode switching from private automobile to public transit. The results are expected to help emergency administrators to make a transit-oriented strategy for a sustainable evacuation plan, especially for the benefit of carless people. View Full-Text
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An, S.; Wang, Z.; Cui, J. Integrating Regret Psychology to Travel Mode Choice for a Transit-Oriented Evacuation Strategy. Sustainability 2015, 7, 8116-8131.
An S, Wang Z, Cui J. Integrating Regret Psychology to Travel Mode Choice for a Transit-Oriented Evacuation Strategy. Sustainability. 2015; 7(7):8116-8131.Chicago/Turabian Style
An, Shi; Wang, Ze; Cui, Jianxun. 2015. "Integrating Regret Psychology to Travel Mode Choice for a Transit-Oriented Evacuation Strategy." Sustainability 7, no. 7: 8116-8131.