'Smart Growth' Puts Land Use Before Transportation

The link between transportation and land development potential has long been recognized, but the treatment of land use and site design options as transportation strategies is a key element of smart growth.
January 13, 2004, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The Transit Cooperative Research Program has recently released chapter 15 of it's Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes Handbook series. This chapter summarizes research studies on travel behavior according to different land use and site design strategies. Responses by type of strategy (density, diversity, site design) and various case studies are presented to help policy makers better evaluate their options. [Editors note: this page contains a link to the full report in PDF format (3.15 MB).]

Thanks to Zvi Leve

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Published on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 in Transit Cooperative Research Program
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