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A Brief Review on the Role of Regional Transport Accessibility in the Development Process of Distant Sub-Regions
Regional transport accessibility is essential for the socioeconomic development of deprived sub-regions of developing countries, which intended to provide basic access to rural inhabitants. The availabilities of road facility together with transport service are responsible for the provision of basic accessibility to rural inhabitants. Hence, this study reviewed the suitable literature to determine the methods or techniques, which can assist policy makers in their decision-making process targeting rural-regional accessibility issues. This investigation could show a way forward to concerned planning agencies in the execution process of low-cost transport services for the remote sub-regions of developing countries.
Transport accessibility, Socioeconomic development, Deprived sub-regions, Transport policies
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