Railway Development

Railway Development

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The role of railways in urban development is the subject of this book. The central aim is to inquire into how especially the development of high-speed rail and light rail links will affect European cities. The analyses are carried out with special attention given to the broader institutional environment of the railway system, including the shift toward privatised railway companies and internationalisation.Impacts on Urban Dynamics Frank Bruinsma, Eric Pels, Hugo Priemus, Piet Rietveld, Bert van Wee. Apart from impacts on ... Due to fast and frequent service, light rail stations often become focal points of urban redevelopment, in considering residential as well as office functions. ... Finally, the node-place model shows that the transit network also has a structuring effect on the urban system. The impact ofanbsp;...


Title:Railway Development
Author: Frank Bruinsma, Eric Pels, Hugo Priemus, Piet Rietveld, Bert van Wee
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-12-22
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