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Resecentrum längs med Botniabanan: Dess form, funktion och relation till samhällsfunktioner
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History, Economic and social geography.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The world is shrinking with the help of different available travel options. But does it shrink our daily routine? What does location of travel nodes such as bus station or train station, giving for consequences in people’s daily life? And where are function of the society in relation to this travel stations?

This study aims to analyze and investigate railway stations in a specific part of the northern Sweden. The research questions are to investigate their function and relation to the society and people in the area. And, to investigate if there are any correlation between where people live and where functions in the society are placed.

The study has been performed with qualitative analyzes of the railway station in question and a quantitative approach for the correlation of people and function in the society. The presented data in the thesis has been collected from Statistics Sweden and analyzed in computer program.

Analyses of the railway stations has showed that they are planed and built to gathering more than one way of traveling. They have been constructed to work for both busses, bicycle, train, cars and pedestrians. Analysis of people and function in the society has showed that there are some geographical relations between them.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 57
Keywords [en]
railway stations, function in the society, population, commuting
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Human Geography
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-148534OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-148534DiVA, id: diva2:1214787
Educational program
Programme in Urban and Regional Planning
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Available from: 2018-06-07 Created: 2018-06-07 Last updated: 2018-06-07Bibliographically approved

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