Sustainable Mobility in Urban Regions: What are the Highest-Priority Needs?

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Cities and their outskirts accommodate high concentrations of transportation flows, in terms of passengers and freight, which remain quite distinct in both their scope and frequency: major transit flows, intercity exchanges, daily mobility patterns. This article will primarily focus on day-to-day mobility concerns in France, but the first step of such an analysis entails specifying the investigation boundary: how far does the city exert its influence over daily transportation habits?