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A transport network, or transportation network is a realisation of a spatial network, describing a structure which permits either vehicular movement or flow of some commodity.[1][2] Examples are network of roads and streets, railways, pipes, aqueducts, and power lines. One can distinguish land, sea and air transportation networks.

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Transport network analysis is used to determine the flow of vehicles (or people) through a transport network, typically using mathematical graph theory. It may combine different modes of transport, for example, walking and car, to model multi-modal journeys. Transport network analysis falls within the field of transport engineering.

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  1. ^ M. Barthelemy, "Spatial Networks", Physics Reports 499:1-101 (2011) ( http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.0302 ).
  2. ^ Boeing, G. (2017). "OSMnx: New Methods for Acquiring, Constructing, Analyzing, and Visualizing Complex Street Networks". Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 65: 126–139. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2017.05.004. Retrieved 2017-08-26. 

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