The land use—transport connection
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There is a growing international movement, ‘The New Urbanism’, which seeks to reconnect transport with land use and in particular to establish transit-oriented development where higher-density, mixed-use areas built around high-quality transit systems provide a focused urban structure that can help to loosen the grasp of automobile dependence. There are many case studies around the world of cities which demonstrate this process of reconnecting land use and transport. The cases of Singapore, Hong Kong, Zurich (Switzerland), Copenhagen (Denmark), Freiburg (Germany), Toronto and Vancouver (Canada), Portland, Oregon (USA) and Perth (Australia) are briefly described here to show the various levels of achievement in very different environments around the world.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||Institute for Science and Technology Policy|
|Copyright:||1995 Elsevier Science Ltd|
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