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Public transport accessibility

Murray, Alex T., Davis, Rex, Stimson, Robert J., & Ferreira, Luis (1998) Public transport accessibility. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 3(5), pp. 319-328.

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Abstract

The form of a city has a major impact on the lifestyles of its residents. As urban centers grow, careful strategies are required to ensure that the regional quality of life is not adversely a€ected by this growth. An important strategic consideration is transportation planning. Questions regarding the sustain- ability of dispersed car dependent urban forms have led to a renewed interest in public transportation. This paper examines access to public transportation and discusses approaches for improving such access. Exam- ples from the South East Queensland region of Australia will be used for illustration.

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ID Code: 2476
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: public transit, access, Australia
DOI: 10.1016/S1361-9209(98)00010-8
ISSN: 1361-9209
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2005
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:38

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