Effect of online shopping on personal & freight transport in urban areas

You are requested to take part in an online survey related to the study on ‘Effect of online shopping on personal and freight transport in urban areas’.

The study is being conducted by Ashu Kedia, a PhD student in Transportation Engineering, under the guidance of Professor Alan Nicholson (Emeritus Professor in Transportation) and Dr. Diana Kusumastuti (Lecturer in Transportation), at the University of Canterbury.
 
The aim of the study is to explore the effects of online shopping on urban transport system, wherein changes in travel behaviour of consumers and goods’ transport, as a result of online shopping will be examined. Also, the feasibility of establishing collection and delivery points (CDPs) to facilitate goods’ transport, will be investigated. Christchurch city has been taken as a case study to achieve the objectives of the study.
 
Please note that participation in this study is voluntary. All data collected will be kept strictly confidential. You will not be identified in any reports or publications. Your completion of the online survey will indicate your consent to participate in the study.
 
Ashu will be available to discuss any concerns that you may have about participation in this study. Also, you may receive a copy of the results by contacting ashu.kedia@pg.canterbury.ac.nz at the conclusion of the study.
 
If you agree to participate, you are requested to fill the online survey using the following link. 
Note: the survey link will remain valid, only till 25th of this month. The survey should take no longer than 20 – 25 minutes to complete.