Integrating node-place and trip end models to explore drivers of rail ridership in Flanders, Belgium Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The node-place model is an analytical framework that was devised to identify spatial development opportunities for railway stations and their surroundings at the regional scale. Today, the model is predominantly invoked and applied in the context of ‘transit-oriented development’ planning debates. As a corollary, these model applications share the pursuit of supporting a transition towards increased rail ridership (and walking and cycling), ...
The climate footprint of a cosmopolitan city: magnitude and trends of Brussels’ air travel burden Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The spatial planner as a mediator or as an actor? Looking back at the recent debate about new shopping malls in the Brussels periphery Vrije Universiteit Brussel
“Samen maken we duurzaam vliegen mogelijk”: Brussels Airports communicatielijn voor de milieubewuste reiziger Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The relationship between transport disadvantage and employability: predicting long-term unemployment based on job seekers’ access to suitable job openings in Flanders, Belgium Vrije Universiteit Brussel
In no research domain has the application of accessibility been so vital as in the area of linking disadvantaged individuals to job opportunities. The inability to reach locations of employment and, therefore, partake in paid labor is considered to have severe consequences on an individual's economic security and quality of life as well as society's general level of welfare. Unfortunately, existing studies on job accessibility primarily apply ...