Land Use Impacts on Transport

 

This paper examines how various land use factors such as density, regional accessibility, mix and roadway connectivity affect travel behavior, including per capita vehicle travel, mode split and nonmotorized travel.
 
This information is useful for evaluating the ability of smart growth, new urbanism and access management land use policies to achieve planning objectives such as consumer savings, energy conservation and emission reductions. 
 
Author: Litman, Todd
Publisher: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Feb, 2012
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