Land take by transport infrastructure
Assessment made on 01 Jan 2001
ClassificationTransport (Primary theme)
- TERM 008
Policy issue: Minimise land take per transport unit
Land is under continuous pressure for new transport infrastructure. Between 1990 and 1998, a total of over 30 000 ha of land, about 10 ha every day, was taken for motorway construction in the EU.
This document is part of the SOER 2015 product.