SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS, LAND USE AND TRAVEL PATTERNS: A PROFILE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Miami-Dade County is a large metropolitan area located near the tip of the Florida peninsula along its southeast coast. This area has experienced significant growth in recent years. This paper provides an overview of the historical development, land use and urban form, transportation networks, urban transit networks, airport and sea port, and population and demographics of the greater Miami-Dade County metropolitan area. The paper concludes with remarks on the current and future transportation preferences of County residents, which continue to show a fondness for auto travel as the primary transportation mode.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 338-350

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00797709
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784404984
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 28 2000 12:00AM