First published in 1998, this timely volume features 30 specialists in civil engineering, economics, computer science, architecture, technology and infrastructure and revisits – theoretically, methodologically and empirically – the conventional concepts and measures of accessibility, and connectivity / functioning of the networks, accessibility and dynamic location effects.
Table of Contents
1. Accessibility, Trade and Locational Behaviour: An Introduction. Aura Reggiani. Part A. Theoretical Frameworks: Measurements of Accessibility. 2. The Concept of Accessibility Revisited. Dino Martellato and Peter Nijkamp. 3. Measuring Accessibility in a General Equilibrium Framework. Johannes Bröcker. 4. A New Definition of Spatial Accessibility Function in Transportation Networks: Axiomatic Approach. Toshihiko Miyagi and Takaji Suzuki. 5. Accessibility, Peripherality and Spatial Development: The Question of Choice. Roger Vickerman. Part B. Methodological Frameworks: Locational Behaviour and Trade. 6. Education Intensity and Interregional Location Dynamics. Ulla M. Forslund-J. 7. Economic Milieu, Specialization and Location Dynamics. Börje Johansson. 8. Some Simple Macro Economics of Increased Accessibility and Spatial Integration: The Case of a Small Open Region. Peter McGregor, J. Kim Swales and Ya Ping Yin. 9. A Prototype Computable General Equilibrium Model of Trade between Two Countries. Hideo Hashimoto. 10. Proximity in Networks: The Role of Transport Infrastructure. Antje Burmeister and Kristian Colletis-Wahl. 11. Regional Active Space: A Regional Scientist’s Paradigmatic Answer to the Local-Global Debate. Remigio Ratti. Part C. Empirical Frameworks: European Freight Transport Networks. 12. What Port for the Future? From ‘Mainports’ to Ports as Nodes of Logistic Networks. Paul Drewe and Ben Janssen. 13. Transport of Goods Between the Nordic Countries and the European Mainland. Simo Pasi and Veli Himanen. 14. Price Effects of Regulation: Stated Offers for Trans-Alpine Freight Transport Services. Karin Müller and Rico Maggi. 15. On the Crossing of the Alpine Chain and the Swiss Regulation of Trucking. Laurent Demilie, Valerie Depuis, Bart Jourquin and Michel Beuthe. 16. External Effects Evaluation and Environmental Impact Reduction in Freight Transportation. Domenico Campisi, Massimo Gastaldi and Pierfrancesco Reverberi. 17. European Freight Transport Analysis Using Neural Networks and Logit Models. Aura Reggiani, Peter Nijkamp and Wai Fai Tsang.