IMPACT OF RAIL TRANSIT ON LAND USE: EVIDENCE AND A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE

The paper reviews the experience of the post-World War II period in rapid transit investment and its apparent effects on urban development. The intent of this review is to draw inferences concerning the potential strength of that relationship and to indicate why success in achieving such effects on land use seems to have varied so much between places such as Toronto, Ontario and San Francisco, California.

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    Elsevier Science

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  • Authors:
    • Knight, R L
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 3-16
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  • Accession Number: 00322034
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1982 12:00AM