Impacts of Neighborhood's Land Use and Transit Accessibility on Residents' Commuting Trips - A Case study of Seoul

근린의 토지이용과 대중교통시설 보행접근성이 통근통행에 미치는 영향 - 서울시를 대상으로

  • Lee, Kyunghwan (Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Kongju National University)
  • 이경환 (공주대학교 건설환경공학부 도시.교통전공)
  • Received : 2013.08.08
  • Accepted : 2013.09.06
  • Published : 2013.09.30


The purpose of this study is to analyze neighborhood's land use and transit accessibility affecting residents' commuting trips through a case study of Seoul. The main data source used for this research is 2010 Household Travel Survey data from which 34,071 observations were selected as the final sample. Then a statistic analysis was carried out by applying random intercept logit model. Analysis shows that a high level of residential density, land use mix in neighborhood results in more use of subway for commuting. And higher access to subway station leads to more use of subway. Therefore, a high dense and mixed use development as well as a high accessibility to transit station can contribute to activating the use of public transportation for commuting. Finally, the walking range of subway station affecting transit mode for commuting is estimated at between 432 to 525m.


Land Use;Random Intercept Logit Model;Residents' Commuting Trips;Transit Accessibility


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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