In Cologne, Germany, a survey of travelers indicated that workers and commuters traveling a distance of 40 km or more were willing to pay the most for traveler information services, shoppers and commuters traveling a distance of 5 to 10 km were willing to pay the least.
Made Public Date
05/31/2001

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Cologne
Germany
Identifier
2001-00187
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Evaluation of Stadtinfo Cologne - Methodological and Empirical Approach for an overall economic assessment of traffic information services

Summary Information

This conference paper evaluated the market potential of traveler information services in the city of Cologne, Germany. The following user information was categorized based on customer questionnaires.
 

Customer Profile (User Type)
Sample Size
Average Euro/Month Willingness-to-Pay
Commute Distance (No Comment)
3
11.90
Commute Distance (<5 km)
5
10.10
Commute Distance (5-10 km)
11
8.35
Commute Distance (20-40 km)
23
10.43
Commute Distance (>40 km)
14
13.85
Travel Purpose (Job)
59
10.43
Travel Purpose (Leisure)
40
8.80
Travel Purpose (Shopping)
26
7.17
Gender (Male)
62
10.68
Gender (Female)
20
7.78
Age (18<25 years)
8
11.48
Age (25<60 years)
65
9.38
Age (>60 years)
9
12.90
Job Position (Not Employed)
7
6.02
Job Position (In Training)
8
7.81
Job Position (Workers)
0
N/A
Job Position (Employees)
45
9.86
Job Position (Officials)
2
12.76
Job Position (More Independently)
18
11.54

 


The conference paper did not include specific methodologies or survey dates; however, references (dated 1999) were provided.

 

Notes:
Table information accepted from author calculations

Evaluation of Stadtinfo Cologne - Methodological and Empirical Approach for an overall economic assessment of traffic information services

Evaluation of Stadtinfo Cologne - Methodological and Empirical Approach for an overall economic assessment of traffic information services
Publication Sort Date
11/07/1999
Author
Baum, H.
Publisher
Paper presented at the 6th World Congress Conference on ITS. Toronto, Canada

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