TRANSPORTATION ACCESSIBILITY: SOME REFERENCES CONCERNING APPLICATIONS, DEFINITIONS, IMPORTANCE, AND INDEX CONSTRUCTION

THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY PROVIDES A GUIDE TO THE AREA OF INTEREST, TYPE OF ACCESSIBILITY MEASURE EMPLOYED, AND THE TYPE OF STUDY PERFORMED. STUDIES INCLUDED HERE FALL WITHIN A GENERAL FRAMEWORK OF EIGHT AREAS OF INTEREST WHICH ARE NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE. THEY ARE: BEHAVIORAL ANALYSES (THESE HAVE USUALLY TAKEN A GIVEN DECISION SITUATION AND TRIED TO ESTABLISH THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCESSIBILITY); CONCEPTUAL AND MEASUREMENT STUDIES (THESE EXAMINE THE APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS OF THE CONCEPT); DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ACCESSIBILITY (LOOKS AT THE SITUATION AS IT EXISTS AT A PARTICULAR POINT IN TIME OR OVER A PERIOD OF TIME); STUDIES SEEKING FRACTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS (THESE TRY TO RELATE ACCESSIBILITY TO NUMEROUS STATIC AND DYNAMIC VARIABLES OFTEN IN ORDER TO TEST OR DEVELOP THEORY); PLANNING APPLICATIONS (THESE DISCUSS DESIRABLE QUALITIES WITH RESPECT TO ACCESSIBILITY TO FACILITIES, AND SUITABLE ACCESSIBILITY MEASURES FOR PLANNING AND FORECASTS OF GROWTH); ACCESSIBILITY PREFERENCE STUDIES (THESE HAVE MAINLY BEEN CONCERNED WITH RESIDENTIAL LOCATION, EXAMINING THE INDIVIDUAL'S PREFERENCES FOR RESIDENTIAL LOCATION WITH RESPECT TO STATE FACILITIES); RESEARCH REVIEWS (THESE MOSTLY CONCENTRATE ON THE APPLICABILITY OF THE CONCEPT TO ONE CASE OF ANALYSIS SUCH AS RESIDENTIAL LOCATION); AND THEORETIC MODELS OF SPATIAL PROCESSES OR FORM.

  • Authors:
    • HOGGART, K
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

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  • Accession Number: 00202401
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bibliography
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1974 12:00AM