Off the Grid…and Back Again?

@article{Boeing2020OffTG,
  title={Off the Grid…and Back Again?},
  author={Geoff Boeing},
  journal={Journal of the American Planning Association},
  year={2020},
  volume={87},
  pages={123 - 137}
}
  • Geoff Boeing
  • Published 2020
  • Physics, Economics, Mathematics, Geography
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
Abstract Problem, research strategy, and findings In this morphological study I identify and measure recent nationwide trends in American street network design. Historically, orthogonal street grids provided the interconnectivity and density that researchers identify as important factors for reducing vehicular travel and emissions and increasing road safety and physical activity. During the 20th century, griddedness declined in planning practice along with declines in urban form compactness… Expand
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