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Santiago 2030: Perspectives on the urban transport system

Justen, Andreas and Martínez, Francisco and Lenz, Barbara and Cortés, Cristián (2012) Santiago 2030: Perspectives on the urban transport system. In: Risk Habitat Megacity Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 207-227. ISBN 978 3 642 11543 1.

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Abstract

The chapter summarizes recent developments in Santiago’s urban public and private transport system and outlines perspectives for the year 2030. The analysis is conducted with a set of indicators: motorization rate, current and expected congestion levels, level of service, modal split and accessibility levels. For each indicator the expected values for 2030 are estimated and analysed to determine the feasibility of a more sustainable urban transport system in Santiago. Assumptions regarding economic and demographic growth for the Metropolitan Area of Santiago, as well as infrastructural projects and operational adjustments are considered. Indicator quantification is achieved with mathematical economic models for transport and land use. Based on the indicator values, conclusions are drawn about the perspectives on Santiago’s urban transport system. Finally, recommendations for further policy action in the field are discussed.

Document Type:Book Section
Title:Santiago 2030: Perspectives on the urban transport system
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Justen, Andreasandreas.justen@dlr.de
Martínez, Franciscofmartine@ing.uchile.cl
Lenz, Barbarabarbara.lenz@dlr.de
Cortés, Cristiánccortes@ing.uchile.cl
Date:2012
Journal or Publication Title:Risk Habitat Megacity
Page Range:pp. 207-227
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Heinrichs, Dirkdirk.heinrichs@dlr.de
Krellenberg, Kerstinkerstin.krellenberg@ufz.de
Martínez, Franciscofmartine@ing.uchile.cl
Hansjürgens, Berndbernd.hansjuergens@ufz.de
Publisher:Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
ISBN:978 3 642 11543 1
Status:Published
Keywords:Santiago de Chile, transport indicators and policies, transport modelling, urban development
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research > Passenger Transport
Deposited By: Andreas Justen
Deposited On:02 Jan 2012 13:12
Last Modified:02 Jan 2012 13:12

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