Geodemography of the Saint Petersburg Suburbs
... transport accessibility. Lying at a distance of approximately 60 km from the city centre, the two-hour travel time band marks the border of both the commuter zone and the Saint Petersburg agglomeration. A new settlement system is emerging within the suburban area of Saint Petersburg — the most economically, demographically, and socially vibrant territory of Russia’s North-West.
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geodemography, suburban area, borders, population, natural population ...
Demographic change in Germany and reversal of spatial ageing patterns
... from their net migration surplus while suburban housing locations of the past will be no longer able to attract enough young migrants to compensate for their now rapidly ageing baby boomer generation. The process presented is typical for the fate of (suburban) housing areas with homogenous populations under conditions of ageing and shrinking if spatial mobility in ageing population groups is declining.
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Socio-spatial differentiation in transition: a preliminary comparative analysis of post-soviet St Petersburg and Riga
... calculate measures of social well-being in urban districts as well as to identify territorial imbalances. Compar-ative analysis makes it possible to trace the spatial patterns of post-Soviet differentiation and set out guidelines for further research in the area.
Zhitin, D. V., Sechi, G., Krisjane, Z., Berzins, M.
population, city, dormitory districts, suburbanization, social well-being, territorial imbalances, spatial transformation
Urban planning of Russian urban districts: Practices, problems, solutions
... approaches and the ways to solve the problem of territory deficiency: artificial accretion areas (land reclamation, drainage, underwater construction) and the use of satellite town resources. The article emphasizes the necessity for the demarcation of suburban areas and their management. It is concluded that there is a need for the joint development of localities comprising urban agglomerations, as well as drawing up and implementing a single document describing the procedures of urban planning activities.
Coastal and recreation landscape of Kaliningrad: modern potential and prospects for spatial development
The authors have conducted a comprehensive assessment of Kaliningrad suburban areas and identified the coastal landscape and recreation area within the ring road impact. Comprehensive analysis resulted in the typology of internal areas considering how favorable they can be for further recreation and tourism development. The ...
Changes in the Population Distribution and Transport Network of Saint Petersburg
... Model (MCA) and the Urban Network Analysis Tool for ArcGIS. The analysis of the population distribution in Saint Petersburg shows that each area of the city has seen their population grow over the last thirteen years. However, it is the population of suburban areas that increased the most. The core area of the city has the tendency of outward diffusion, and the population gravity centre has been moving northwards. Spatial characteristics of the population growth, changes in the population gravity centre, the ...
Measuring social well-being in the rural areas of the Kaliningrad region
... (threshold value of 50 %). Further analysis was based on the indices of geodemographic situation, investment potential, and production development. Rural municipalities were ranked according to these indices. The study showed that the best performing area are the suburban districts of Guryevsk and Bagrationovsk and the agricultural districts of Nesterov and Pravdinsk, whereas the worst performing ones are those of Gvardeisk, Krasnoznamensk, Ozersk, and Chernykhovsk. A comparison with the other constituent entities ...
Twin cities: a new form of cross-border cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region?
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The Baltics and Russian North-West: the Core and the Periphery in the 2000s
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