A multi-scale analysis of 27,000 urban street networks: Every US city, town, urbanized area, and Zillow neighborhood

@article{Boeing2018AMA,
  title={A multi-scale analysis of 27,000 urban street networks: Every US city, town, urbanized area, and Zillow neighborhood},
  author={Geoff Boeing},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={47},
  pages={590 - 608}
}
  • G. Boeing
  • Published 29 March 2017
  • History
  • Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
OpenStreetMap offers a valuable source of worldwide geospatial data useful to urban researchers. This study uses the OSMnx software to automatically download and analyze 27,000 US street networks from OpenStreetMap at metropolitan, municipal, and neighborhood scales—namely, every US city and town, census urbanized area, and Zillow-defined neighborhood. It presents empirical findings on US urban form and street network characteristics, emphasizing measures relevant to graph theory… 

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