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Table 1 Overview of modal shift determinants (explicitly) included in relevant studies

From: Prioritization in modal shift: determining a region’s most suitable freight flows

Study Cost/price External cost Time component Transport volume Transport capacity Goods’ characteristics Transport distance Accessibility
Ruesch (2001) x   x x   x x x
Blauwens et al. (2006) x   x x x x x x
Jordans et al. (2006)    x x   x x x
Flóden (2007) x x x x x x x x
Tsamboulas et al. (2007) x x x x x   x x
Bottani and Rizzi (2007)    x x   x x x
Macharis et al. (2010) x x      x x
This study (2015) x   x x   x x x