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Title: Cross-border transports and cross-border mobility in EU border regions
Authors: Medeiros, E.
Keywords: Border regions
Cross-border cooperation
Cross-border transports
Cross-border mobility
Border barriers
Barrier-effect
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: Administrative boundaries create all sorts of barriers. These include obstacles associated with cross-border mobility. The presence of cross-border transports can be pivotal to reducing the barrier-effect on citizen's mobility and to increasing territorial integration of the European Union (EU). As recent surveys have revealed, cross-border accessibility is still considered a major barrier across most EU borders. In this context, this paper examines the overall current panorama of cross-border transports in the EU as a crucial barrier, whilst proposing a Cross-border Transport Permeability index to allow comparing this barrier across the EU. The findings indicate that cross-border transports are not yet sufficiently developed in the face of the increasing needs of EU citizens to cross borders, even in the most mature and socio-economically developed EU border areas, and that complex legal and administrative frameworks from both sides of the border make the creation of joint solutions for improving cross-border transportation across EU borders a challenging task.
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10071/21010
DOI: 10.1016/j.cstp.2018.11.001
ISSN: 2213-624X
Ciência-IUL: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/id/ci-pub-52145
Accession number: WOS:000458836000001
Appears in Collections:DINÂMIA'CET-RI - Artigo em revista científica internacional com arbitragem científica

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