Land take by transport infrastructure

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Prod-ID: IND-229-en
Also known as: TERM 008
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Assessment made on  01 Jan 2001

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Classification

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DPSIR: Pressure

Identification

Indicator codes
  • TERM 008
Contents
 

Policy issue:  Minimise land take per transport unit

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Key assessment

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.

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