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Accessibility to Cities (2015)

Accessibility to Cities (2015)

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Full Citation

D.J. Weiss, A. Nelson, H.S. Gibson, W. Temperley, S. Peedell, A. Lieber, M. Hancher, E. Poyart, S. Belchior, N. Fullman, B. Mappin, U. Dalrymple, J. Rozier, T.C.D. Lucas, R.E. Howes, L.S. Tusting, S.Y. Kang, E. Cameron, D. Bisanzio, K.E. Battle, S. Bhatt, and P.W. Gething. A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in accessibility in 2015. (2018). Nature. doi:10.1038/nature25181.


Estimated travel time (in minutes) to cities for the year 2015.

Incorporates data from Open Street Map (OSM) data and the Google roads database. Not suited for time series analysis using earlier travel time estimates for the year 2000.


accessibility, economics, raster, featured

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