SURVEYS on... mobility

Mobility surveys for residents in Huelva

Year: 2019

Mode: Screen interviews (private vehicle), telephone mobility interviews and public transport interviews.

Client: Tema Ingeniería

Final client: Ayuntamiento de Huelva


This is a field research with the main purpose of obtaining information about mobility in the city of Huelva in the reference year for its use in the development of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of Huelva (PMUS).

Job description:

The work developed by ABACO consists of:

  • Private Vehicle Screen Surveys
    The purpose of the screen surveys and the private vehicle capacity is to characterize the mobility generated in the city of Huelva, as well as the mobility on the long-distance road network that crosses the area.  The points selected are the main entrances to the city (14 points) . Screen surveys were carried out at these points. The number of valid surveys obtained is 917.


  • Household Surveys
    The aim of the Mobility Survey is to characterise and describe the mobility, in all modes of transport, of residents in the city of Huelva during a working day and is therefore aimed at the population resident in this area. The number of valid surveys obtained is 335.


  • Surveys on Urban Public Transport
    The Survey carried out in Public Transport aims to determine and characterise the demand for each line of the daytime Urban Transport network in Huelva in one working day based on a sample data collection. The scope of the research was 8 urban public transport lines. The research period was between 7:00 and 23:00 hours on the working day, and gauges and surveys were carried out on these lines. A sample of 1,040 surveys was reached for the total of the lines.


  • Parking Analysis:

Registration on at least 5 predefined itineraries 1 day (16 hours per itinerary).


After the completion of the work, the corresponding databases were delivered.

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