Travel demand is generated since people undertake different activities to fulfill their personal, professional, academic requirements. There are three movement spaces. A core is frequently travelled space, a median is occasionally travelled space, andextensive movement space is the learned or cosmological space. A core movement constitutes personal travel like movement to work, for education, etc. It is the most polluting of all travel. The study analysis respondents of Pune city to understand the problems, challenges and issues of households who undertake travel for grocery shopping. Pune is the eight largest city in India and second largest city in Maharashtra after Mumbai.Travel for shopping is an essential part of a family life. A vast majority of time and energy is spent on this process. The study has found that it is the women who undertake greater trips for grocery shopping than men. Also the study found that the economically well-off tend to use personalized transport rather than to walk or use cycle. Often the travel arrangements are meant to fulfill the desire of the well-off rather than of the poor. The poor tend to travel shorter distance for grocery shopping, since they travel by cycle or walking. Also the poor tend to purchase smaller quantity of grocery rather than to purchase in bulk.
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Sheena Mathews. Travel Demand Analysis in choice of departure time for shopping trips in Pune City. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2019; 7(3):641-647. doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2019.00041.8