Journal article

Social exclusion: What can public transport offer?

J Stanley, K Lucas

Research in Transportation Economics | Published : 2008

Abstract

A new workshop on 'Social exclusion: What can public transport offer?' was introduced in the Thredbo 10 program. The workshop examined the concept of social exclusion in a transport context, looking briefly at the history and comprehensiveness of the term for social policy in transport. Other concepts, such as well-being and social capital, were determined to be also needed. While important research was reported to the workshop, it was clear that social exclusion was at an early stage of empirical development. Gaps were highlighted, particularly in evaluation and cost-benefit analysis. Examples of service systems designed to address social exclusion were presented at the workshop, revealing ..

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