Effects of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem on the Delineation of Traffic Analysis Zones

  title={Effects of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem on the Delineation of Traffic Analysis Zones},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Viegas and L. Miguel Mart{\'i}nez and Elisabete A. Silva},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  pages={625 - 643}
Transportation analysis is typically thought of as one kind of spatial analysis. A major point of departure in understanding problems in transportation analysis is the recognition that spatial analysis has some limitations associated with the discretization of space. Among them, modifiable areal units and boundary problems are directly or indirectly related to transportation planning and analysis through the design of traffic analysis zones (TAZs). The modifiable boundary and the scale issues… 

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