Axhausen, Kay W.
- Working Paper
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The paper discusses the necessity and importance of archiving transport data, in particular travel behaviour data. It explicitly identifies the inefficient efforts in public usage of transport data. Though there are many organisations/institutions working seriously on archiving data in social sciences sector, a specific transport data archive was not yet been. The paper provides the methodology to archive a typical transport data. Various tools used in archiving data are described. An open methodology is provided in order to take care of the diversity of data formats. Mobidrive- a six week travel diary was archived at Institute of Transport planning and Transportsystems (IVT), ETH Zurich. The issues raised and the way they were addressed while archiving a long term travel behaviour dataset are discussed in this paper. The salient features of secondary usage of the archived data are emphasised. The tools useful for secondary analysis are described. Safe and secure data issues also are addressed from data administrator’s perspective Show more
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Journal / series[Arbeitsberichte Verkehrs- und Raumplanung]
PublisherIVT, ETH Zürich
SubjectData archive; Secondary usage; Data; Mobidrive; NSD; Travel surveys; NESSTAR; Database; Builder; XML generator; XML; DDI; Metadata
Organisational unit02610 - Institut für Verkehrsplanung und Transportsysteme (IVT) / Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT)
03521 - Axhausen, Kay W.
02226 - NSL - Netzwerk Stadt und Landschaft / NSL - Network City and Landscape
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