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COMODALITY [1 record]

Record 1 2013-10-17


Subject field(s)
  • Urban Sites
  • Road Transport

The use of different modes on their own or in combination to obtain an optimal and sustainable utilisation of resources.


... the main difference between co-modality and intermodality is said to be that the former focuses on the total efficiency of the transport sector instead of transferring goods from road to rail and/or maritime transport.

Key term(s)
  • comodality


  • Sites (Urbanisme)
  • Transport routier

Recours à différents modes de transport isolément ou en combinaison, débouchant sur une utilisation optimale et durable des ressources.


[...] la co-modalité se distingue avant tout de l'intermodalité par le fait qu'elle s'intéresse à l'efficacité globale du secteur des transports plus qu'au transfert des marchandises de la route vers le rail [ou] la mer.

Key term(s)
  • comodalité


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