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TWENTY YEARS OF THE BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM: LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS
Planners of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system, the first large-scale urban rail project built in the U.S. since the early part of this century, hoped BART would encourage compact and orderlyExpand
Rail Transit Investments, Real Estate Values, and Land Use Change: A Comparative Analysis of Five California Rail Transit Systems
Transportation systems are the glue that binds together American cities. From the first boulevard, through the horse-drawn streetcars of the 19th Century, through the electric trolleys of the earlyExpand
Transportation as a Stimulus to Welfare-to-Work: Private Versus Public Mobility
Using an unusually rich panel of data on welfare recipients in Alameda County, California, this paper examines the importance of transportation policy variables in explaining the ability of someExpand
The California Urban Futures Model: A New Generation of Metropolitan Simulation Models
TLDR
The California Urban Futures model is the first in a new generation of metropolitan simulation models which replicate realistic urban growth patterns and the impacts of development policy at various levels of government. Expand
IMAGINING LAND USE FUTURES: APPLYING THE CALIFORNIA URBAN FUTURES MODEL
Abstract The California Urban Futures Model (or CUF Model) is the first of a new generation of metropolitan planning models designed to help planners, elected officials, and citizen groups create andExpand
The Economic Impacts of the Loma Prieta Earthquake: A Focus on Small Business
On October 17, 1989, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale shook northern California. Centered in the Loma Prieta area of the Santa Cruz mountains, south of the San Francisco Bay Area,Expand
Rethinking Federal Housing Policy
Problem: Federal housing policy is made up of disparate programs that a) promote homeownership; b) assist low-income renters’ access to good-quality, affordable housing; and c) enforce the FairExpand
Assessing the impacts of urban rail transit on local real estate markets using quasi-experimental comparisons
A number of studies have concluded that recent rail transit investments have impacted the form and land use character of American cities far less than their counterparts a century or so ago. ThisExpand
The Influence of Built-Form and Land Use on Mode Choice
Although land use planning and urban design are increasingly touted as powerful tools for influencing transportation behavior, only modest empirical evidence for this relationship exists. Here, theExpand
Do Growth Controls Work?: A New Assessment
Abstract This article presents a partial evaluation of local growth controls as applied in seven mid-size California cities: Camarillo, Livermore, Lodi, Red-lands, San Luis Obispo, Thousand Oaks, andExpand
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