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Road Accessibility in Border Regions: a Joint Approach
Año:2018
Áreas de investigación
  • Transporte terrestre
Datos
Descripción
This study analyses the accessibility of the border regions of Portugal, Spain and France between 1960 and 2010. Accessibility of border regions is compared to national averages and between national and international connections. The market potential and daily accessibility indicators have been selected for this analysis using a joint approach that offers a complementary view of the changes, which occurred over this period. Given their peripheral condition, border regions are generally less accessible than the national average. However, results show that transport investments over this 50-year period helped to improve the accessibility conditions of border regions. Most interesting is the fact that many border regions have increased their accessibility levels at a higher pace than the national average, thereby reducing the accessibility gap with the rest of the country. Border regions suffer from lower accessibility to international destinations partly due to poorer network conditions. However, results show that during this period the greater changes largely benefited international accessibility. Differences between the two selected indicators offer a more complex and richer picture of the evolution of the accessibility of these border regions.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Networks & Spatial Economics
ISSN
1566-113X
Factor de impacto JCR
2,695
Información de impacto
Volumen
18
DOI
10.1007/s11067-017-9362-1
Número de revista
2
Desde la página
363
Hasta la página
383
Mes
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Participantes
  • Autor: Ana Margarida Condeço Melhorado (UPM)
  • Autor: Aura Reggiani (University of Bologna)
  • Autor: Javier Gutiérrez Puebla (UPM)
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  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Investigación del Transporte
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