Access to basic services

Indicator Fact Sheet
Prod-ID: IND-234-en
Also known as: TERM 014
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Assessment made on  01 Jan 2001

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DPSIR: Driving force


Indicator codes
  • TERM 014

Policy issue:  Ensure access to basic services by environment-friendly modes


Key assessment

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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