Title

TRANSPORT IN THE LARGEST INDUSTRIAL REGION IN WESTERN EUROPE -- THE RHINE-RUHR REGION

Authors

M UEBERSCHAER

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1987

Subject Area

place - europe, place - urban

Keywords

Urban transit, Transportation industry, Transportation, Transport, Germany

Abstract

The historical evolution of urban transport in the largest, most densely populated industrial area of Western Europe is shown with special regard to public transport and environmental problems. Facts and figures about the travel patterns are given as well as a description of the transport infrastructure of this region. Finally, governmental objectives and plans for future transport-related development are stated.