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Railway development : impacts on urban dynamics

Author: Frank R Bruinsma; European Regional Science Association. Conference
Publisher: [Heidelberg] : Physica-Verlag, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
This book addresses the role of railways in urban development. 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, internationalisation, the occurrence of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Bruinsma; European Regional Science Association. Conference
ISBN: 9783790819717 3790819719 9783790819724 3790819727
OCLC Number: 166357851
Notes: "Most of the papers contained in this volume were presented at the special session "Railway stations and urban dynamics" of the 45th conference of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands during August 2005"--Page v.
Description: ix, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
1 The impact of railway development on urban dynamics --
Part A: Setting the scene --
2 Urban dynamics and transport infrastructure:Towards greater synergy --
3 Station areas as nodes and places in urban networks: An analytical tool and alternative development strategies --
4 HST stations and urban dynamics: Experiences from four European cities --
5 What makes a city: Urban quality in Euralille, Amsterdam South Axis and Rotterdam Central --
6 New Key Projects for station redevelopment in the Netherlands --
7 A multidisciplinary approach of railway station development: A case study of 's-Hertogenbosch --
Part B: Evaluation studies --
8 Ex ante evaluation of railway station development projects: Issues still to be solved --
9 Multicriteria analysis of a high-speed railway station area development project --
10 Cost-benefit analysis of railway station area development: The case of Amsterdam South Axis --
11 Measuring the WTP for shopping facilities around railway stations --
Part C: High-speed rail and urban dynamics --
12 The impact of high-speed railway developments on office locations: A scenario study approach --
13 The effect of railway stations on office space rent levels: The implication of HSL South in station Amsterdam South Axis --
14 Regional high-speed trains on the Svealand line: Evaluation of effects --
15 Rail pricing and the supply of complementary commercial goods --
Part D: Light rail and urban dynamics --
16 Rail system development and urban transformations: Towards a spatial decision support system --
17 Rail-transit and real estate values in a polycentric city: A theoretic simulation approach --
18 Land use variables in trip generation models: The case of the light rail transit in Tel Aviv --
Contributors --
Last Page.
Responsibility: Frank Bruinsma [and others], editors.


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