Journal article

Exploring transport to arts and cultural activities as a facilitator of social inclusion

Victoria Johnson, Graham Currie, Janet Stanley

Transport Policy | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2011

Abstract

This paper explores the relationship between travel and social inclusion in relation to a relatively rarely examined group of travel destinations-arts and cultural activities. This paper examines travel behaviour to arts and cultural activities and how this relates to social inclusion. Research literature associated with these issues is examined and then an analysis of a household travel survey in Melbourne, Australia, is undertaken to explore how travel to arts and cultural activities varies by income, car ownership and location. The paper outlines a range of evidence linking participation in arts and cultural activities and positive outcomes for social inclusion. Arts and cultural activiti..

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