Book Chapter

Planning transport to meet the needs of children and young people

Janet Stanley, John Stanley, Brendan Gleeson

A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity | Edward Elgar | Published : 2019


With social inequity in urban spaces becoming an increasing concern in our modern world, A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity explores the relationships between transport and social equity. Transport systems and infrastructure investment can lead to inequitable travel behaviours, with certain socio-demographic groups using particular parts of the transport system and accessing particular activities and opportunities. Employing international case studies to scrutinise the spatial and social equity impacts of transport systems and infrastructure, the contributors bring together wide-ranging empirical research to fill in the lacunae on social equity. This nuanced and comprehensive Compa..

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