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  1. Assessing Travel Plans for Residential Developments

    A ‘travel plan’ is a travel demand management strategy that contains a package of site-specific measures designed to manage car use and encourage the use of more sustainable transport modes. Much of the...

  2. Track Time and Monetary Costs of Transportation as a Comprehensive Performance Measure: Development and Application of...

    As federal and state policies place increasing emphasis on using comprehensive transportation performance measures to guide transportation decision making, there is a gap in such measures of transportation and...

  3. Rapid Urban Growth and Land Use Patterns in Doha, Qatar: Opportunities for Sustainability

    Amidst chaotic growth of Asian cities, the expansion of urban infrastructure in the Middle East’s Gulf region is arguably outpacing any other region on the planet. Yet we have a limited understanding of the...

  4. Information Needs Assessment for Coastal and Marine Management and Policy: Ecosystem Services Under Changing Climatic, Land...

    Changing climatic, demographic, and land use conditions are projected to alter the provisioning of ecosystem services in estuarine, coastal, and nearshore marine ecosystems, necessitating mitigation and...

  5. Land Use Zoning in America: The Case for Inclusionary Policy

    Residential zoning code has been one of the most powerful forces in shaping the growth of modern American cities. By regulating which types of buildings can go where, zoning code has led to the creation of...

  6. The Histories of New York City’s Parks

    This is the introduction to the Journal of Planning History volume 16 issue 2, 2017.

  7. In Support of “Difficult Data”

    Jamaal Green is a doctoral candidate in the Urban Studies and Planning Department at PSU. He is an economic development planners, and a sometimes economic geographer, interested in the intersections of land-use...

  8. How Landscape Ecology Informs Global Land-Change Science and Policy

    Landscape ecology is a discipline that explicitly considers the influence of time and space on the environmental patterns we observe and the processes that create them. Although many of the topics studied in...

  9. Getting Green to Work in the Northwest Industrial District

    Forest Park and its surrounding watershed experience measurable environmental problems such as urban heat island impacts, increased storm water runoff containing pollutants, fragmentations of habitat...

  10. Accessibility, Income, and Person Trip Generation: Multilevel Model of Activity at Food Retail Establishments in Portland,...

    In the past decade, the methods for estimating multimodal transportation impacts of urban land use development have improved substantially. One assumption commonly made in these new methods is that overall...

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