Transport and Land Use

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In the context of regional science, transportation is taken to connote the generalized costs of travel encountered by individuals in carrying out their daily activities, or by firms in moving freight. The 38 papers collected here (from such sources as the "J. of Regional Science, Review of International Economics," and "J. of Political Economy") examine the fundamental forces that shape city size and type, the nature of the equilibrium relationships between land use and transportation, the dynamic properties of these interrelationships, and the effect of transportation congestion externality on urban form. No subject index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction by the editors
1 The Structure of Urban Equilibria: A Unified Treatment of the Muth-Mills Model 3
2 Toward a Dynamic Theory of Urban Land Use 28
3 The Sizes and Types of Cities 61
4 On the "Exclusion Theorem" 78
5 On the Relationship Between Trade Theory and Location Theory 88
6 Dynamic Aspects of Land Use Pattern in a Growing City 101
7 Land Use and Zoning in an Urban Economy 116
8 Congestion Cost and the Use of Land for Streets 127
9 Mode Choice, Transport Structure and Urban Land Use 147
10 A General Framework for the Integration of a Land-Use Model with a Transportation Model Component 166
11 A Framework for Constructing Network Equilibrium Models of Urban Location 185
12 A Matrix Formulation of the Lowry Model for Intrametropolitan Activity Allocation 205
13 Urban Simulation Models in Regional Science 209
14 A Model for the Distribution of Residential Activity in Urban Areas 232
15 A Combined Land Use-Transportation Model When Zonal Travel Demand is Endogenously Determined 248
16 Seven Models of Urban Development: A Structural Comparison 262
17 A Land Use Plan Design Model 288
18 Linear Programming and Locational Equilibrium: The Herbert-Stevens Model Revisited 297
19 A Long Run Economic Effect Analysis of Alternative Transportation Facility Plans - Regional and National 309
20 Rail Rapid Transit Investment and CBD Revitalisation: Methodology and Results 336
21 The Value of Time Spent in Travelling: Some New Evidence 352
22 A Theory of the Economics of Time 364
23 Transport Investment and Optimal Space-Time Development 383
24 General Equilibrium Analysis of the Benefits of Large Transportation Improvements 401
25 The Optimum Allocation of Public Investment Using An Interregional Input-Output Programming Model 422
26 Measuring the Development Impact of a Transportation System: A Simplified Approach 453
27 Scale and "Industrial Reorganisation" Economies of Transport Improvement 470
28 Infrastructure and Regional Development: A Multidimensional Policy Analysis 491
29 Employment Effects of Changes in Transportation Infrastructure: Methodological Aspects of the Gravity Model 512
30 The Appraisal of Road Construction: Two Calculation Schemes 524
31 A Structural Model of Peak-Period Congestion: A Traffic Bottleneck with Elastic Demand 535
32 The General Welfare in Relation to Problems of Taxation and of Railway and Utility Rates 554
33 Optimal Peak-Load Pricing, Investment, and Service Levels on Urban Expressways 582
34 Relation Between Optimum Congestion Tolls and Present Highway User Charges 607
35 The Incidence of Congestion Tolls on Urban Highways 621
36 Peak Loads and Efficient Pricing 643
37 Congestion Theory and Transport Investment 669
38 The Theory and Measurement of Private and Social Cost of Highway Congestion 679
Name Index 703
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