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En rättvis fördelning av gatuutrymmet

Ahlström, Kajsa LU (2018) In CODEN: LUTVDG/(TVTT-5290)/1-107/2018 VTVM01 20181
Transport and Roads
Abstract
Transport planning has been in favour of and prioritised motorised transport for almost a century. During this time, cars have been given street space at the expense of more sustainable transport modes. The auto-normative paradigm thus created a spatial imbalance, an injustice, in the amount of space that are devoted to the different transport modes. The main objective of this thesis is to analyse how street space is allocated and examine how a just allocation of street space can be described. The study is divided into a literature study and an empirical study. The literature study serves as a theoretical framework to interpret space allocation and justice in a transportation context. For the empirical study two streets in Malmö were... (More)
Transport planning has been in favour of and prioritised motorised transport for almost a century. During this time, cars have been given street space at the expense of more sustainable transport modes. The auto-normative paradigm thus created a spatial imbalance, an injustice, in the amount of space that are devoted to the different transport modes. The main objective of this thesis is to analyse how street space is allocated and examine how a just allocation of street space can be described. The study is divided into a literature study and an empirical study. The literature study serves as a theoretical framework to interpret space allocation and justice in a transportation context. For the empirical study two streets in Malmö were chosen and a case study was carried out. To determine if the allocation of space is just, the amount of space per transport mode is viewed in relation to the traffic flows and stationary activities observed on the streets. The streets’ link and place statuses are also established. This can thus be used to indicate how just the allocation of street space is, although the concept of justice is far more complex.

Furthermore, it can be concluded that a re-allocation of street space is needed in order to achieve more just and sustainable streets. By dedicating more space to the sustainable transport modes, the street space would better reflect both the usage of the street and the overall ambitions of a more sustainable city. On this basis, justice is hence suggested to be implemented as an evaluative criterion in the planning process. (Less)
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author
Ahlström, Kajsa LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
A just allocation of street space
course
VTVM01 20181
year
type
H3 - Professional qualifications (4 Years - )
subject
keywords
Street space, Transport justice, Space allocation, Link & Place, Malmö
publication/series
CODEN: LUTVDG/(TVTT-5290)/1-107/2018
report number
323
ISSN
1653-1922
language
Swedish
id
8963383
date added to LUP
2018-11-23 11:19:25
date last changed
2018-11-23 11:19:25
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  abstract     = {Transport planning has been in favour of and prioritised motorised transport for almost a century. During this time, cars have been given street space at the expense of more sustainable transport modes. The auto-normative paradigm thus created a spatial imbalance, an injustice, in the amount of space that are devoted to the different transport modes. The main objective of this thesis is to analyse how street space is allocated and examine how a just allocation of street space can be described. The study is divided into a literature study and an empirical study. The literature study serves as a theoretical framework to interpret space allocation and justice in a transportation context. For the empirical study two streets in Malmö were chosen and a case study was carried out. To determine if the allocation of space is just, the amount of space per transport mode is viewed in relation to the traffic flows and stationary activities observed on the streets. The streets’ link and place statuses are also established. This can thus be used to indicate how just the allocation of street space is, although the concept of justice is far more complex.

Furthermore, it can be concluded that a re-allocation of street space is needed in order to achieve more just and sustainable streets. By dedicating more space to the sustainable transport modes, the street space would better reflect both the usage of the street and the overall ambitions of a more sustainable city. On this basis, justice is hence suggested to be implemented as an evaluative criterion in the planning process.},
  author       = {Ahlström, Kajsa},
  issn         = {1653-1922},
  keyword      = {Street space,Transport justice,Space allocation,Link & Place,Malmö},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {CODEN: LUTVDG/(TVTT-5290)/1-107/2018},
  title        = {En rättvis fördelning av gatuutrymmet},
  year         = {2018},
}