Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Employment decentralization and and Transit-Oriented Development

The U.S. has experienced a decentralization of employment or in another word, employment sprawl during the last decades.This has increased traffic congestion and  car use/ownership. The following webinar explains how important is to concentrate jobs near transit. The speakers are Dena Belzer, the preseident of Strategic Economics and CTOD, Sujata Srivastava, from Strategic Economics and CTOD, Greg Leroy, the executive director of Good Jobs First, and Kate Mattice from Federal Transit Administration.

more about land use planning:

Correlating Densities of Centrality and Activities in Cities: the Cases of Bologna (IT) and Barcelona (ES)

A new approach to the Iranian urban planning, using neo-traditional development

Land use pattern and transport in Curitiba

Simulating land-use change in Portugal using an activitybased model

Research on Factors Relating to Density and Climate Change

Opportunities for transport mode change: an exploration of a disaggregated approach

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