Mobility and labour market exclusion in the Barcelona Metropolitan Region

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This article analyses the relationship between daily mobility and labour market exclusion. In many areas of the Barcelona Metropolitan Region, the predominant car-based mobility model and the secondary role of public transport discriminate against non-car users when it comes to job opportunities. This territory's capacity to generate labour market inclusion is analysed based on multi-functionality and the level of public transport services which, in turn, serve as a basis for three territorial classifications: non-excluding, semi-excluding and excluding. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-233
JournalJournal of Transport Geography
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2009


  • Barcelona Metropolitan Region
  • Daily mobility
  • Labour market exclusion
  • Urban territory


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