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Access to railway stations and its potential in increasing rail use

Abstract:

The propensity to travel by rail and not, for example by car, can be considered to be a factor of the rail service offered, the access to it and the characteristics of the population served. Efforts to increase rail use usually focus on the rail service itself while the accessibility of the rail network receives less attention. In this context, the paper has two broad aims. First, to evaluate how important the ‘access-to-the-station’ part of a rail journey is to passengers in their overall sa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.tra.2008.08.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
2
Pages:
136-149
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
0965-8564
URN:
uuid:0970d463-b9e5-4218-9747-42080ddecbe5
Local pid:
tsu:10176

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