Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

by Marlon Gary Boarnet, Randall Crane
     
 

Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such

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Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such efforts work? Will they be put into practice? Are they a good idea?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195123951
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Spatial Information Systems Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Pt. IIntroduction
1An Overview of Travel by Design3
Pt. IITravel Behavior
2The Trouble with Traffic17
3Studies of Urban Form and Travel33
4The Demand for Travel61
5An Empirical Study of Travel Behavior81
Pt. IIIThe Supply of Place
6Neighborhood Supply Issues109
7Transit-Oriented Planning119
8A Case Study of Planning147
Pt. IVWhat Role for Travel by Design?
9Lessons for Research and Practice171
App: Data and Data Collection Methods for Chapter 7 by Source181
Notes185
References201
Index221

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