PROSPECTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: A COMPARISON OF VANCOUVER, SEATTLE, AND PORTLAND

A variety of transportation and land use performance indicators and trends are examined for the major cities of the Pacific Northwest region of North America. To the casual observer these cities may appear more similar than different. However, the data examined reveal substantial differences between Vancouver and its neighbours to the south, Seattle and Portland, especially in regards to population density, motorisation, transit use and the rate of growth in car use. (A)

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    MCB University Press Limited

    62 Toller Lane
    Bradford BD8 9BY, West Yorkshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Schiller, P L
    • Kenworthy, J
  • Publication Date: 1999

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00764494
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 28 1999 12:00AM