Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning: Challenges for Europe and North America (NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Re

Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning: Challenges for Europe and North America (NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Re

By: Kevin J. Krizek (editor), Karst T. Geurs (editor), Aura Reggiani (editor)Hardback

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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 book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States. The expert contributors present advanced interdisciplinary approaches in accessibility research and modelling with best practices in accessibility planning and evaluation, to better support integrated transport and land-use policy-making. This book will prove an absorbing read for scholars, researchers and students working on accessibility issues across different academic fields including transport geography, spatial economics and social science. Transport and urban planners will also find the book to be an invaluable reference tool.

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Contents

Contents: 1. Accessibility and Transport Planning: An Introduction Karst T. Geurs, Kevin J. Krizek and Aura Reggiani PART I: ACCESSIBILITY CONCEPTS: NEW APPROACHES 2. Accessibility, Connectivity and Resilience in Complex Networks Aura Reggiani 3. ICT and Accessibility: Research Synthesis and Future Perspectives Bert van Wee, Caspar Chorus and Karst T. Geurs 4. Assessment of Infrastructure Investments Using Agent Based Accessibility Christof Zollig and Kay W. Axhausen PART II: DIMENSIONS OF LOCAL ACCESSIBILITY 5. The Connections Among Accessibility, Self-selection, and Walking Behaviour: A Case Study of Northern California Residents Xinyu Cao and Patricia Mokhtarian 6. Perceptions of Accessibility to Neighbourhood Retail and Other Public Services Kevin J. Krizek, Jessica Horning and Ahmed El-Geneidy 7. Accessibility to Public Service Delivery: A Combination of Different Indicators Tijs Neutens PART III: ECONOMIC VALUATION OF ACCESSIBILITY EFFECTS 8. Accessibility Benefits of Integrated Land Use and Public Transport Policy Plans in the Netherlands Karst T. Geurs, Michiel de Bok and Barry Zondag 9. The Impact of Accessibility on House Prices: An Application to Large Urban Planning and Infrastructure Projects in the Netherlands Thomas de Graaff, Ghebreegziabiher Debrezion and Piet Rietveld 10. A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Valuing Accessibility Effects of a New Bridge Arnstein Gjestland, David McArthur, Liv Osland and Inge Thorsen PART IV: ACCESSIBILITY, SOCIAL EQUITY AND EXCLUSION 11. A Justice-theoretic Exploration of Accessibility Measures Karel Martens and Aaron Golub 12. Who Benefits from New Transportation Infrastructure? Using Accessibility Measures to Evaluate Social Equity in Transit Provision Kevin Manaugh and Ahmed El-Geneidy 13. A Critical Assessment of Accessibility Planning for Social Inclusion Karen Lucas PART V: TRANSPORT PLANNING AND ACCESSIBILITY MEASUREMENTS 14. Integrating Transport in the UK through Accessibility Planning Derek Halden 15. Accessibility: A Key Indicator to Assess Past and Future of Urban Mobility Yves Crozet, Aurelie Mercier and Nicolas Ovtracht 16. European Transport Policy: Methodology to Assess Accessibility Impacts Panayotis Christidis and Nicolas Ibanez Rivas Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781781000106
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781781000106
  • ISBN10: 1781000107

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