The positive correlation of transport and economic developmet has in many cases been empirically tested and asserted. Nonetheless, a multitude of technically oriented investigations further results that contradict this correlation.The outset of this project is thus concerned with the influence of economic framework conditions on certain transport economic parameters over time for Germany. This will also take into account relationships in technicla respects.

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