Does Neighborhood Design Influence Travel ? : A Behavioral Analysis of Travel Diary and GIS Data

@inproceedings{Crane1998DoesND,
  title={Does Neighborhood Design Influence Travel ? : A Behavioral Analysis of Travel Diary and GIS Data},
  author={andall Crane and Richard H. Crepeau},
  year={1998}
}
Can urban design improve the environment? If communities could be designed to reduce automobile use, then yes. But can urban design influence travel? Surprisingly perhaps, the effects of any specific neighborhood feature on travel behavior at the margin are all but unknown. The policy significance of this issue is reflected in the swelling popularity of the “new urbanism” and other planning strategies employing land use tools to mitigate the environmental impacts of metropolitan development. In… CONTINUE READING

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