Rail system development and urban transformations: Towards a spatial decision support system

  • Enrica Papa
  • Francesca Pagliara
  • Luca Bertolini


System analysis techniques have long been used to interpret the transport system behaviour and the performance of its components. More recently, increasing attention has been given to the relationships between the transport system and the global system to which it belongs (Meyer and Miller 2001). The study of these relationships is central to the transportation system analysis and to the definition of integrated transport/land use planning strategies.


Census Tract Station Area Urban System Transit Network Rail Transit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrica Papa
    • 1
  • Francesca Pagliara
    • 2
  • Luca Bertolini
    • 3
  1. 1.DiPiST, Department of Urban and Regional PlanningUniversity of Naples Federico IIItaly
  2. 2.Department of Transportation EngineeringUniversity of Naples Federico IIItaly
  3. 3.Department of Geography, Planning and International Development StudiesUniversity of Amsterdamthe Netherlands

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