Impact of housewife trip-chain on satisfaction of fulfilling family life needs Case Study in Bandung City, Indonesia
This paper is intended to explain family satisfaction in general based on fulfilling their living needs as an attempt by a housewife through daily travel and activity patterns.The object of research is housewiveswho do not work formally but perform daily activities that are quite dense to meet the needs of their families. Survey respondents who were taken for this paper were 500 housewives, divided into 2 clusters (A & B) based on the radius of the distance of the respondent’s residence to the zero pointcenter of Bandung City, Indonesia. The use of ordinal data in measuring satisfaction by Rasch models as a solution approach. The achievement of meeting the needs of all family members is assessed by family satisfaction in general using a Likert scale. A qualitative explanation was carried out with the help of the Rasch Model application.It can be concluded that housewives who are in cluster A are very active in daily trips and various activities in order to meet the needs of their families. The factor of the distance between the location of the house and the city center shows that housewives in this cluster do more activities and travel. The young and productive age factor increases the number of trips and daily activities. Traffic conditions, such as distance, time on the trip, time of activity and vehicle mode greatly affect the achievement of meeting these needs.