The impact of traffic congestion on accessibility

John C. Falcocchio, Herbert S. Levinson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Accessibility is a widely used term. In transportation, it can refer to a traveler’s physical or economic ability in using a given travel mode; it can refer to describe a traveler’s access to one or more destination opportunities available within a specific distance, travel time, or travel cost from the traveler’s origin; or it can be used by the marketing department of a retail store chain to describe/quantify the number potential customers within a 20 min travel time to a store.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
ISSN (Print)2194-8119
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8127

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management


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