publication . Book . 1980

The Impact of Rail Fare Increases on Locational Behaviour.

Mackett, R.L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1980
  • Publisher: Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Many people who work in London live over 30 miles from their jobs and travel to work by rail. Their decisions about the choice of home and job have been influenced by the cost of travel at the time of the decision and the anticipated changes, with subsequent implications for the value of housing. Over the past ten years there has been a decline in employment in central London, with a concomitant growth in employment in the surrounding area, leading to a shift from rail to road for the journey to work and implications for the economic base of central London. Further rises in the real cost of rail travel to central London will have serious implications for 'the lo...
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