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Does travel behavior matter in defining urban form? A quantitative analysis characterizing distinct areas within a region

Jacques, Cynthia; El-Geneidy, Ahmed (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2014)
Research that attempts to characterize urban form is confronted with two key issues: criticism of the use of aggregate units of analysis, such as census tracts, and a general lack of consideration of variables related to ...

Railroad impacts on wetland habitat: GIS and modeling approach

Mitra, Subhro; Bezbaruah, Achintya (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2014)
Deepor Beel is one of the most important wetlands in the Brahmaputra Valley of lower Assam in India and is representative of the wetlands found within the Burma Monsoon Forest biogeography region. Deepor Beel is a Wetland ...

A multi-agent planning support system for assessing the role of transportation and environmental objectives in urban planning

Katoshevski, Rachel; Katoshevski, David; Arentze, Theo; Timmermans, Harry (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2014)
This paper analyzes 12 city plans that were developed based on environmental-sustainability indicators using a multi-agent model. The plans are based on three city forms and four types of city scenarios, each representing ...

Generating French virtual commuting networks at the municipality level

Lenormand, Maxime; Huet, Sylvie; Gargiulo, Floriana (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2014)
We aim to generate virtual commuting networks in the rural regions of France in order to study the dynamics of their municipalities. Since it will be necessary to model small commuting flows between municipalities with a ...

The interaction of spatial planning and transport policy: A regional perspective on sprawl

Kulmer, Veronika; Koland, Olivia; Steininger, Karl; Fürst, Bernhard; Käfer, Andreas (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2014)
Urban sprawl is caused by the interlinkage of spatial planning and transport characteristics. However, there are only a few approaches that quantify the cross-impacts of policy options in these two spheres. The purpose of ...