Comparative Research on the Metropolitan Administration and Service in Porto

István Hoffman, János Fazekas, András Bencsik, Bálint Imre Bodó, Kata Budai, Tamás Dancs, Borbála Dombrovszky, Péter Ferge, Gergely Kári, Domokos Lukács, Marcell Kárász, Lili Gönczi, Zsolt Renátó Vasas, Kristóf Balázs Cseh, Dorottya Papp, Csaba Molnár

Abstract


The Porto Metropolitan Area (Área Metropolitana do Porto, AMP) is a framework of cooperation between 17 municipalities and several districts. This metropolitan area has a specific, inter-municipal model of urban governance. In our research, we found that cooperation is significant mainly in sectors where the central legislature has essentially made this mandatory, by designing the AMP and defining its powers. In addition to AMP, only partial cooperation has been established in the field of waste management, and in the field of human public services and in the performance of public authority, there is essentially a set of autonomous organisational solutions. However, despite all this fragmentation, the above system ensures the satisfactory functioning of the metropolitan agglomeration. This also underlines the importance of transport management in urban areas, since this functioning system is based on an integrated and intermodal transport system


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comparative analysis; inter-municipal cooperation; urban governance; municipal law; public services; Portugal

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/sil.2020.29.4.11-30
Data publikacji: 2020-09-30 22:31:24
Data złożenia artykułu: 2020-03-09 22:38:17


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