WIT Press


The Relationship Between High-speed Railway Realization And Economic Development: A Case Study

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

20

Pages

8

Published

1996

Size

846 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR960261

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

M. Massone, M. Mazzucchellf, L. Morandi, V. Recagno & G. Sciutto

Abstract

The realisation of new transport infrastructures is usually determined by the economic growth; as a matter of fact, in developed countries appropriate transport systems are needed in order to fulfil the ever-growing demand for transportation. In other words, the economic development always lead to a transport demand growth, and to an increase in transport infrastructure. Nevertheless, contrasting results have been presented in the literature whenever researchers studied how improvements in transportation supply affect the economic development. In fact, public or private investments in transport infrastructure change regional economics de

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