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Bay Area Travel Survey, 2000 (ICPSR 34805)

Principal Investigator(s): MORPACE International, Inc.


The 2000 Bay Area Travel Survey collected travel information from residents of the nine-county Bay Area for weekday and weekend travel both inside and outside of the region. This survey varies from other household travel surveys in that selected households were asked to record all of their activities for a specific two-day period, rather than complete a 24-hour travel log. Respondents were asked to report detailed information regarding their travel, including trip locations, mode of transportation, trip start and end times, trip purpose, and trip activities. Demographic variables include gender, age, employment status, whether the respondent held a valid driver's license, occupation, whether the respondent was a student, income, education level, ethnicity, and whether the respondent had a disability.

Series: Metropolitan Travel Behavior Survey Series

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Study Description


MORPACE International, Inc. Bay Area Travel Survey, 2000. ICPSR34805-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-09-12. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34805.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34805.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    automobile ownership, automobile use, automobiles, commuting (travel), disabilities, driving habits, employment, household income, households, licenses, public transportation, schools, transportation, travel, vehicles, work, working hours

Smallest Geographic Unit:    Census tract

Geographic Coverage:    California, San Francisco, United States

Time Period:   

  • 2000-02-20--2001-02-05

Date of Collection:   

  • 2000-02-20--2001-02-05

Unit of Observation:    individual, household

Universe:    The universe for this survey included households within the nine county Bay Area.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Due to incomplete documentation and duplicate variable labels, this collection has been minimally processed by ICPSR.

Additional documentation and information regarding the 2000 Bay Area Travel Survey, including final reports, weighting information, and trip linking procedures may be found on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Web site.

For additional information regarding the 2000 Bay Area Travel Survey, please refer to the Metropolitan Travel Survey Archive Web site.


Study Design:    For information regarding study design, please refer to the Original P.I. Documentation section of the ICPSR codebook.

Sample:    For information regarding sampling, please refer to the Original P.I. Documentation section of the ICPSR codebook.

Time Method:    Cross-sectional

Mode of Data Collection:    computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI), mail questionnaire

Response Rates:    The response rate for this survey was 13.7 percent.

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   2013-09-12



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