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Author
Książkiewicz Sebastian (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland)
Title
Quantitative or Qualitative Transport Planning? An Interdisciplinary Geographic Perspective
Source
Prace Geograficzne / Instytut Geografii i Gospodarki Przestrzennej Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2012, z. 130, s. 131-139, rys., bibliogr. 32 poz.
Keyword
Planowanie w transporcie, Transport, Geografia transportu, Zarządzanie transportem, Geografia
Planning in transport, Transport, Transport geography, Transport management, Geography
Note
summ.
Abstract
The paper is an attempt to critical discuss of the evolution of transport planning notion in the research literature - including the geographical one. The author presents key points of this discipline and reviews the difficulties associated with qualitative research on mobility - a field usually characterized by rational behavior prompted by external factors and economic factors. The social sciences suggest that mobility results in outcomes driven by social and psychological needs. The author suggests that geography is an important element of the interdisciplinary approach needed to analyze transport behaviors in both qualitative and quantitative terms. Finally, the author discusses space syntax theory and its applicability in research on the effects of geographic space on mobility. (original abstract)
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ISSN
1644-3586
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.4467/20833113PG.12.024.0665
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