Introduction

  • Alan Hay
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Part of the Focal Problems in Geography Series book series

Abstract

Transport studies have great practical importance, and it is the desire to solve problems of transport investment, operations and regulation which has stimulated a rapid growth in transport studies. This policy orientation has tended to obscure the development of systematic investigations within such disciplines as economics, engineering and geography. The aim of this study is to provide a systematic framework for the description, analysis and explanation of the spatial patterns in transport phenomena. Such a framework must inevitably use the findings of many disciplines even though the conceptual organisation is geographical in derivation.

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© Alan M. Hay 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Hay
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of SheffieldUnited Kingdom

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