transport geography

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A branch of human geography concerned with: transport policy practice and analysis, especially the impacts of deregulation, privatization, and subsidy control; infrastructure impact on trip-making, the spatial economy, and regional development; technological innovation in transport and telecommunications and global and regional economic integration; the growing mobility gap between rich and poor and differential accessibility to jobs and services; transport, environment, and energy; travel, recreation, and tourism; and spatial and behavioural aspects of modelling transport demand. See Woudsma and Andrey (2004) in the special issue on transport geography, Canad. Geogr./Géog. canad. 48, 4. See also Keeling (2007) PPG31, 2 and (2008) PPG32, 2. Try B. Hoyle and R. Knowles, eds (1998); no longer new, but very well reviewed.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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