A MODEL FOR MULTIPLE-CRITERIA ANALYSIS OF LAND USE PLANS

THE PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT IS TO PROVIDE A METHODOLOGY WHICH WOULD AID LOCAL OR REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSIONS IN DEVELOPING A LAND USE PLAN FOR A GIVEN AREA. THE RESULTING APPROACH DERIVED FROM THE STUDY WAS TESTED IN THE MORGAN HILL AREA OF SOUTHERN SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. A COMPUTERIZED MODEL WAS DEVELOPED WHICH DETERMINED THE LEVELS OF QUANTITATIVE MEASURES OF THE COMMUNITY WIDE IMPACT OF ALTERNATIVE LAND USE PATTERNS. SPECIFIC MATTERS UNDER STUDY INCLUDE: AVERAGE COMMUTER TRANSIT TIME, AVERAGE RECREATIONAL TRANSIT TIME, AVERAGE COMMERCIAL AND SHOPPING TRANSIT TIME, GOVERNMENT REVENUES SPENT FOR TRANSIT, AND EXPECTED RETAIL SALES DOLLARS SPENT LOCALLY AND IN NEARBY COMMUNITIES. VARIOUS TYPES OF LAND USE WERE INCLUDED IN THE STUDY: HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, ESTATE DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND UN-URBANIZED LAND INCLUDING AGRICULTURAL. THE AUTHOR OUTLINES HIS GENERAL CONCLUSIONS ALONG WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE WORK IN THE AREA.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract CA-11-0008 UMTA CA-11-0008-72-2 DEC72
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stanford University

    Department of Industrial Engineering
    Stanford, CA  United States  94305
  • Authors:
    • Pellegrini, A J
  • Publication Date: 1972-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240740
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1982 12:00AM