Journal article

Transportation geography: local challenges, global contexts

1 Aug 2009
Description

A key characteristic of human movement over the past century has been the shift from rural spaces to urban places. As the twenty-first century unfolds, more people now live in urban environments than in rural settings, with dozens of cities housing 10 million inhabitants or more scattered across the globe. Combined with the impacts of economic and cultural globalization, the growth of urban centers has spurred transportation geographers to develop new theories and methodologies to help explain the changing dynamics of accessibility and mobility.

Publication Details
Identifiers: 
doi: 
10.1177/0309132508098100
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
4
Pagination: 
516-526
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Language: 
English
License Type: 
All Rights Reserved
Published year only: 
2009
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