A combined people-freight accessibility approach for urban retailing and leisure planning at strategic level
AbstractAlthough accessibility is usually known by urban planners, it is often applied to only people transport. However, retailing deployment needs to relate accessibility and attractiveness to both people transport (for shopping purpose) and goods transport (for delivery purpose to retailers). This paper proposes an exploratory gravity accessibility analysis applied to urban goods transport in Lyon, France, to support public decision choices in terms of retailing land use. First, an overview of accessibility used in urban goods transport is made to motivate the proposed framework. Second, the indicator is presented and justified. Third, the analysis is applied to the current situation for the urban area of Lyon, presenting and discussing the main results. Finally, recommendations to public authorities for their land-use policy assessment in terms of impacts on freight transport are proposed.
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Date of creation: 08 Oct 2013
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Publication status: Published - Presented, 5th International Conference on Urban Freight Transport, I-NUF 2013, 2013, Long Beach, CA, United States
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retailing land-use; urban goods transport; accessibility; attractiveness;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-12-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-TRE-2013-12-29 (Transport Economics)
- NEP-URE-2013-12-29 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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