Title

Public transport accessibility through co-modality: Are interconnectivity indicators good enough?

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2011

Subject Area

infrastructure - interchange/transfer, place - europe, ridership - mode choice

Keywords

Interconnectivity, Co-modality, Network, Accessibility

Abstract

Improving the accessibility of areas using public transport modes in various combinations (or even in combination with car) is one major goal of the concept of co-modality. For co-modality, the quality of interconnectivity is a major requirement to improve accessibility and indicators exist for measuring accessibility and interconnectivity of nodes. However, in this paper we argue that co-modality is not fully measured by most common indicators. Furthermore, in that qualitative aspects are key features of co modality, indicators do not provide enough information for ex-ante analyses.

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Elsevier, copyright remains with them.

Comments

Research in Transportation Business & Management

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/22105395

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