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Reasons for travel also affect people’s decisions on how to travel. Travel to work, shopping/personal businesses and especially employer’s business are the reasons for more than half the time spent driving.

 

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Core dashboard information

Definition

Mode share of time spent travelling by trip purpose/destination by hours per week

Nature of data

Quantitative, survey-based
Primary source

New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)

Custodian of data Ministry of Transport
URL https://www.transport.govt.nz/research/travelsurvey
Frequency Periods run from July to June so 2010-2014 means July 2010 - June 2014.
Disaggregation National
Quality of the data Survey based. The survey is designed to capture household travel only and excludes most commercial and freight travel, so will underestimate total personal vehicle travel. Response rate (households with full responses from all members): 2003-2014: 65%-70%.
Next Update To be determined