Transport connectivity as a factor in overcoming challenges of the periphery: the case of rural areas in the Kaliningrad region
Quality of life in rural areas is increasingly dependent on transport links to nearest towns and regional centres. In this article, we examine transport connectivity between villages and towns in the Kaliningrad region. We use the travel time access parameter to investigate the influence of transport connectivity on the population size and the prospects of socio-economic development in rural areas with ...
. Evolution of transport network of the Russian-Belarusian border area: on historical and geographical research
... the modern territory of the Russian-Belarusian border area. Particular attention is paid to its transit, intercapital geographical position, and the impact of transport development on regional growth. The author remarks that in modern conditions, transport connectivity acts as the most important factor in the integrity of the Union State.
Russian-Belarusian border area, transit, intercapital geographical location, transport connectivity, regional development