Accessibility Impacts of Chinas High-Speed Rail Network
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... Accessibility Impacts of China’s High-Speed Rail Network According to Cao et al, accessibility is the extent to which land-use and transport systems enable groups of individuals to reach activities or destinations by means of a combination of transport modes (18). It is, therefore, important since it is used in transport planning, land use and geography. In research, the effects and impacts of accessibility of a new mode of transport is shown through the social and economic effects of the new infrastructure. Therefore, High Speed Rail as a mode of transport and a form of infrastructure has both social and economic effects. For instance, China’s High-Speed rail network (HSR) is a national...