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An Analysis on the Correlation between Types of Urban Railway Stations and Users` Travel Patterns
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An Analysis on the Correlation between Types of Urban Railway Stations and Users` Travel Patterns
Kim, Hwang Bae; Oh, Dong Kyu; Lee, Sang Hwa; Jin, Sang Kyu;
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The travel demand, peak hour ratio and forms of platform of urban railway stations are very different each other, also the users` behavior is. So the types of urban railway stations have to be classified according to these characteristics. However, the current methods of classification are arbitrary on the purpose of each studies and the legal standards are very simple; categorized by normal station vs. whistle station, types of trains, forms of platforms and shapes of architecture. This study clarifies the standards for classifying the types of urban railway stations, results the complete enumeration survey on all the urban railway stations in Seoul Metropolitan Area and makes the database based on the surveyed data, purposing on helping for making strategies and researching. On this study, utilizing the database which is established for this study, the correlation between the physical and geographical characteristics and users` travel patterns of urban railway stations is clarified by the statistical analysis. In the future, the statistical results will be helpful for making strategies and researching.
Travel pattern;Correlation;Urban railway station;Form of station;
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