Report 1: Accessibility Instruments for Planning Practice

 

The first report has been produced in June 2012 and can be downloaded here.                                                                                                          Report 1

 

This report represents a review of accessibility instruments and of the use of accessibility concerns in planning practice. It starts with an overview of the concepts and theory concerning the measurement of accessibility followed by a review accessibility concerns and measurements in current planning practice.

The report also provides a compendium of examples of accessibility planning instruments developed in several European Countries: the planning problem addressed by these instruments and how the instruments influence practitioners and decision-makers.

Accessibility Instruments

It, thus, offers a detailed understanding and comparison of accessibility instruments across Europe and further afield in order to launch a wide debate on their purpose and operational detail and to foreground ways of improving their potential for use in practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the COST Program

COST is an intergovernmental framework for european Cooperation and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level. More information here.

About the COST Domain TUD

TUD fosters research coordination in the fields of transport and the built environment, which play a strategic role in the modern society and economy. More information here.

About this Action

Accessibility concepts are increasingly acknoledged as fundamental to understand the functioning of cities and urban regions. More information here.