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2019/2020

Geography of Transport Systems

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17GEDS KZ 2 2P+0C+8B Czech
Lecturer:
Milan Kříž, Miroslav Marada
Tutor:
Milan Kříž, Miroslav Marada
Supervisor:
Department of Logistics and Management of Transport
Synopsis:

Regional differentiation of the transport system. Sociogeographic regionalization and its relation to transport. Transport and local and regional development. Spatial interaction - theoretical and methodological framework. Mobility research - travel behavior, mode choice and the influence onto „modal-split.“ Modal competition. Practical use of transport-geographical analysis in transportation planning.

Requirements:

not defined

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Study Objective:

The aim is to introduce students to the transport-geography issues in particular in relation to transport planning. In addition to acquiring theoretical knowledge a part of the course also deals with the basic methods of transport geography research (e. g. regionalization, measurement of accessibility, regional transport service, and mode choice).

Study materials:

Hampl M.: Geografická organizace společnosti v ČR: Transformační procesy a jejich obecný kontext. PřF UK, Praha, 2005.

Marada M., Květoň V., Vondráčková P.: Doprava a geografická organizace společnosti v Česku. Ed. Geographica, ČGS, Praha, 2010.

Rodrigue J. P., Comtois C., Slack B.: The Geography of Transport Systems. Routledge, London, 2006.

Note:
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