Access to basic services
Assessment made on 01 Jan 2001
ClassificationTransport (Primary theme)
DPSIR: Driving force
- TERM 014
Policy issue: Ensure access to basic services by environment-friendly modes
Urban sprawl, growing car ownership and the concentration of work and shopping in out-of-town locations have resulted in continuing increases in journey lengths for all purposes, but particularly for commuting. Access to basic services is becoming more and more dependent on cars.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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