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Transportation and Urban Performance: Accessibility, Daily Mobility and Location of Households and Facilities

By M.J. Dijst, H. Jayet and I. Thomas


This chapter presents a conceptual framework for studying\ud urban performance from a transportation perspective in effort to\ud identify and define research issues and concepts related to urban\ud performance. A key concept in this framework is accessibility, which\ud is defined and analysed in section 'Infrastructure, Accessibility and\ud Reach'. In general, accessibility refers to the ability to visit activity\ud places (shops, work places, services etc.) by using a particular\ud transport system at an acceptable cost in terms of time or mone

Topics: Sociale Geografie & Planologie
Year: 2002
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