Changing Urban Spaces: Mobile Phones on Trains

Mobility is changing the ways people routinely behave in public places. Since the appearance of digital mobile phone networks, mobile phones have become part of suburban and urban landscapes globally. Both the use of public transport and mobile telecommunications are integral for daily life and self-presentation in most large cities such as London and Tokyo. Public places and spaces are being transformed into hybrid geographies through the introduction of new spatial infrastructure. In this paper, the authors present their analysis of the responses of their survey sample of commuters concerning their use of mobile phones on trains.


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  • Accession Number: 01154747
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 18 2010 11:40AM