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Enqvist, Robin LU (2016) SGEL36 20161
Department of Human Geography
Abstract
This paper looks into investigate what consequences an infrastructure project such as high speed railway could have on smaller cities and how those could gain from it without having a station in their own municipality. The study looks into the municipalities of Bollebygd and Ulricehamn in Västra Götaland, Sweden. These two smaller cities were disappointed when the government’s representatives for high speed railway investment: Sverigeförhandlingen released the prospected allocations for high speed station the 1st of February 2016. Their neighboring bigger cities of Gothenburg, Borås, Jönköping and also the airport Landvetter were pointed out as prospected allocations for stations for high speed railway.
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This paper looks into investigate what consequences an infrastructure project such as high speed railway could have on smaller cities and how those could gain from it without having a station in their own municipality. The study looks into the municipalities of Bollebygd and Ulricehamn in Västra Götaland, Sweden. These two smaller cities were disappointed when the government’s representatives for high speed railway investment: Sverigeförhandlingen released the prospected allocations for high speed station the 1st of February 2016. Their neighboring bigger cities of Gothenburg, Borås, Jönköping and also the airport Landvetter were pointed out as prospected allocations for stations for high speed railway.
The aim for the thesis is to study how these two municipalities could gain from this huge infrastructure project because of their location in between bigger cities that will get it. To accomplish that the first thing to do is to find out what the effects of a project as this will effect smaller municipalities and then what the communes goals, for what a high speed railway would help them to fulfil, are; then supported by theories point out how these communes can gain from the development of high speed rail and finally see what the differences between the two cases are. The study is based on theories about center and periphery relations made by Myrdal, Krugman, Puga and Johansson et al. The design of the study is a comparative case study with interviews made with one influential planner in each municipality as well as important documents that are relevant for this topic. (Less)
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author
Enqvist, Robin LU
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organization
course
SGEL36 20161
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Infrastruktur, Sverigeförhandlingen, Höghastighetsjärnväg, Ekonomisk Geografi, Tillgänglighet
language
Swedish
id
8875147
date added to LUP
2016-06-09 13:05:16
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2016-06-09 13:05:16
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  abstract     = {This paper looks into investigate what consequences an infrastructure project such as high speed railway could have on smaller cities and how those could gain from it without having a station in their own municipality. The study looks into the municipalities of Bollebygd and Ulricehamn in Västra Götaland, Sweden. These two smaller cities were disappointed when the government’s representatives for high speed railway investment: Sverigeförhandlingen released the prospected allocations for high speed station the 1st of February 2016. Their neighboring bigger cities of Gothenburg, Borås, Jönköping and also the airport Landvetter were pointed out as prospected allocations for stations for high speed railway.
The aim for the thesis is to study how these two municipalities could gain from this huge infrastructure project because of their location in between bigger cities that will get it. To accomplish that the first thing to do is to find out what the effects of a project as this will effect smaller municipalities and then what the communes goals, for what a high speed railway would help them to fulfil, are; then supported by theories point out how these communes can gain from the development of high speed rail and finally see what the differences between the two cases are. The study is based on theories about center and periphery relations made by Myrdal, Krugman, Puga and Johansson et al. The design of the study is a comparative case study with interviews made with one influential planner in each municipality as well as important documents that are relevant for this topic.},
  author       = {Enqvist, Robin},
  keyword      = {Infrastruktur,Sverigeförhandlingen,Höghastighetsjärnväg,Ekonomisk Geografi,Tillgänglighet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Med på banan - utan att bokstavligen vara det},
  year         = {2016},
}