Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/59093
Authors: 
Caro Vela, María Dolor
Paralera Morales, Concepción
Year of Publication: 
2011
Citation: 
[Journal:] Revista de Métodos Cuantitativos para la Economía y la Empresa [ISSN:] 1886-516X [Volume:] 11 [Year:] 2011 [Pages:] 17-32
Abstract (Translated): 
This paper analyzes the importance of having a network of stations adapted to vehicles carrying dangerous goods. In the ¯rst place, it is studied the current demand which is offered by the existing parking areas, and in the second place, it is explained a maximum coverage location model in order to study the location of areas that meet the drivers' demand of rest to a greater extent complying with legal and safety regulations. The model is applied into Spanish territory with the help of geographic information systems (GIS).
Subjects: 
maximal covering location model
transport of dangerous goods
geographic information system
JEL: 
C61
Document Type: 
Article

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