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Accessibility Analysis And Transport Planning

Challenges for Europe and North America

Karst T. Geurs , Kevin J. Krizek , Aura Reggiani

Edited by Karst T. Geurs, Associate Professor of Transport Planning, University of Twente, The Netherlands, Kevin J. Krizek, Professor of Planning and Design, University of Colorado, Boulder, US and Aura Reggiani, University of Bologna, Italy

2012 320 pp Hardback 978 1 78100 010 6
ebook isbn 978 1 78100 011 3

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Series: NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Research



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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 and fascinating book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States.

Contents
Contributors: K.W. Axhausen, X. Cao, C. Chorus, P. Christidis, Y. Crozet, M. de Bok, T. de Graaff, G. Debrezion, A. El-Geneidy, K.T. Geurs, A. Gjestland, A. Golub, D. Halden, J. Horning, N. Ibanez Rivas, K.J. Krizek, K. Lucas, K. Manaugh, K. Martens, D. McArthur, A. Mercier, P.L. Mokhtarian, T. Neutens, L. Osland, N. Ovtracht, A. Reggiani, P. Rietveld, I. Thorsen, B. van Wee, C. Zöllig, B. Zondag

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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 and fascinating book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States.

The expert contributors present a wide variety of perspectives on transport and communication issues and explore their impacts on society at an international level. Best practice in both accessibility analysis and modelling are highlighted via widely interdisciplinary approaches. Moreover, future objectives and areas for research are clearly addressed.

This book will prove an absorbing read for scholars, researchers and students working on accessibility issues across various academic fields including civil engineering, economics, geography, and the social sciences. Transport and urban planners will also find the book to be an invaluable reference tool.

Full table of contents

Contents:

Preface

1. Accessibility Analysis 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 Zöllig 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 L. 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 Public Transport 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 the Past and Future of Urban Mobility
Yves Crozet, Aurélie Mercier and Nicolas Ovtracht

16. European Transport Policy: Methodology to Assess Accessibility Impacts
Panayotis Christidis and Nicolás Ibanez Rivas

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