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Integral Cost-Benefit Analysis of Maglev Rail Projects Under Market Imperfections

Elhorst, J. Paul; Oosterhaven, Jan (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2008)
This article evaluates a new mode of high speed ground transportation, the magnetic levitation rail system (Maglev). The outcomes of this evaluation provide policy information on the interregional redistribution of employment ...

A Use-Based Measure of Accessibility to Linear Features to Predict Urban Trail Use

Ottensmann, John R.; Lindsey, Greg (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2008)
The standard Hansen measure of accessibility is extended to provide a use-based measure of accessibility reflecting the elasticity of use with respect to the level of provision of facilities. This is further extended to ...

Cities as Organisms: Allometric Scaling of Urban Road Networks

Samaniego, Horacio; Moses, Melanie E. (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2008)
Just as the cardiovascular network distributes energy and materials to cells in an organism, urban road networks distribute energy, materials and people to locations in cities. Understanding the topology of urban networks ...

Counterpoint: Accessibility and Sprawl

Crane, Randall (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2008)
This essay provides a counterpoint to Robert Bruegmann's perspective on accessibility and sprawl in this journal volume. Bruegmann's recent work on the history of urban form situates contemporary discussions of sprawl in ...

Point: Sprawl and Accessibility

Bruegmann, Robert (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2008)
This essay argues that many of the assumptions that have been made about sprawl are misleading or just wrong. Nowhere has this been more the case than in debates about transportation and access. Because of this, it is not ...