Inclusive Stations: Gates into the city of Rotterdam

M. Triggianese (Editor), Y. Söylev (Editor)

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Abstract

In the Dutch National Environmental Vision 2021, new living and working locations are mapped on existing urbanized sites - mainly at catchment areas of public transportation (PT) nodes or stations. This is the case in the metropolitan area of Rotterdam, where new developments projects are taking place at several station locations. In the Rotterdam Mobility Plan “inclusiveness in mobility” is emphasized by setting several objectives for a PT node. These objectives address the mixité of facilities and attractiveness at station locations with public spaces, accessibility with more bikes (and sustainable modes of transport) and fewer cars in the city centre [3]. How could the station as a node respond to future challenges of seamless travel, inclusivity and the changing intensity of cars and pedestrian flows both in the centre and the periphery of the city of Rotterdam? The book intends to answer this question through the narrative of six research-by-design projects, conducted by the students of Complex Projects group and enrolled in “City of Innovations Project” elective, “Inclusive Stations’’.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherTU Delft Open
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)9789463664868
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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