WIT Press

Urban Motorways Demolition: Changing Impact On The City

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980541

Volume

36

Pages

14

Published

1998

Size

1,668 kb

Author(s)

E. Musso, A. Gazzola & C. Ferrari

Abstract

The paper's aim is to evaluate the impact of an urban motorway infrastructure on the city of Genoa, its shape and its socio-economic system, focusing on the project of its demolition and the contextual, supposed, implementation of an undersea tunnel across the historical harbour docks of the city [1]. 1 The impact of the elimination of an urban transport infrastructure The layout of the transport infrastructures within a local system always influences its economic and social development. This is all the more so in an urban or metropolitan context in which the city transport system is the essential element conditioning the exploitation of urbanisation economies on the part of both businesses and individuals. Urban situation rents are also heavily influenc

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