Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning: Challenges for Europe and North America

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Karst T. Geurs, Kevin J. Krizek, Aura Reggiani
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Transportation - 300 pages
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Accessibility is a concept central to integrated transport and land use planning. The goal of improving accessibility _ for all modes, for all people _ has made its way into mainstream transport policy and planning in communities worldwide. This unique bo
 

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Contents

an introduction
1
new approaches
13
2 Accessibility connectivity and resilience in complex networks
15
research synthesis and future perspectives
37
4 Assessment of infrastructure investments using agentbased accessibility
54
PART II Dimensions of local accessibility
71
a case study of Northern California residents
73
6 Perceptions of accessibility to neighbourhood retail and other public services
96
valuing accessibility effects of a new bridge
173
PART IV Accessibility social equity and exclusion
193
11 A justicetheoretic exploration of accessibility measures
195
12 Who benefits from new transportation infrastructure? Using accessibility measures to evaluate social equity in public transport provision
211
13 A critical assessment of accessibility planning for social inclusion
228
PART V Transport planning and accessibility measurements
243
14 Integrating transport in the UK through accessibility planning
245
a key indicator to assess the past and future of urban mobility
263

a combination of different indicators
118
PART III Economic valuation of accessibility effects
133
8 Accessibility benefits of integrated land use and public transport policy plans in the Netherlands
135
an application to large urban planning and infrastructure projects in the Netherlands
154
methodology to assess accessibility impacts
280
Index
295
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