Transport Connectivity and Development of Russia’s Eastern Regions
A. S. Neretin (),
M. V. Zotova (),
A. I. Lomakina and
S. A. Tarkhov
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A. S. Neretin: Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
M. V. Zotova: Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
A. I. Lomakina: Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
S. A. Tarkhov: Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
Regional Research of Russia, 2020, vol. 10, issue 1, 56-70
Abstract The article analyzes the internal and external connectivity of passenger transport systems in Russian regions with vast peripheral areas based on a case study of three key regions with average and low development levels—Krasnoyarsk krai, the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), and Magadan oblast. These regions differ from each other by their position in the country’s transport system and are characterized by significant intraregional differences in the level and nature of transport connectivity. To solve this problem, the authors use an integrated methodology to analyze transport connectivity and isolation. This approach includes not only analysis of statistics on transport networks, frequency, time expenditures, and fares for all modes of passenger transport in regions, but also qualitative sociological methods: in-depth interviews with passengers and employees of transport terminals. Differences in the accessibility of the main regional settlements are determined, and transport areas differing from each other in terms of transport reliability are distinguished. The public transport systems of the studied regions are notable for the low regularity of connections, the absence of alternatives along many routes, occasional and insufficient reliability of transportation due to the pronounced seasonal nature, as well as the important role of implicit (shadow) transport services.
Keywords: transport; transport networks; Krasnoyarsk krai; Sakha Republic (Yakutia); Magadan oblast; transport development; transport connectivity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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