PATTERNING CITIES AND CHANGE: CHOICES AND IMPLICATIONS

The growing ascendency of multicentered or nodal cities--urban centers within the metro region--is an unmistakable trend. Urban transportation planning should take this pattern into account and not attempt to return cities to their 19th century mold. However, it will still be for planners to decrease dependence on the private automobile by encouraging people to live, work, and shop in a given subregion and by improving mass transit facilities between satellite urban centers.

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  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Pagination: p 38
  • Monograph Title: TRANSPORTATION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
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  • Created Date: May 26 1981 12:00AM