Huge labor market which is available in the city is an important part of regional productivity. Considering this huge quantity, the enterprise can find easily appropriate worker for their activity. Labor market, as an indicator of city size, can also generate a big demand in term of good and service from producer to them as a consumer. However this huge labor market will create a little economic market if there are no sufficient transport accessibility that joins this production factor each other or between labor market and their economic activity places. The concentration of labor market needs a good mobility in order to support the regional activity and reciprocally transport accessibility produces a growth of city size. In this paper we try to introduce the relationship between effective size of labor market and transport accessibility in Surabaya, the 2nd biggest city in Indonesia.
2009 Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies