Travel self-containment in master planned estates: analysis of recent Australian trends
Yigitcanlar, Tan, Dodson, Jago, Gleeson, Brendan J., & Sipe, Neil G. (2007) Travel self-containment in master planned estates: analysis of recent Australian trends. Urban Policy and Research, 25(1), pp. 129-149.
Low density suburban development and excessive use of automobiles are associated with serious urban and environmental problems. Master planned development suggests itself as a possible palliative for these ills. This study examines the patterns and dynamics of movement in a selection of master planned estates in Australia with the aim of developing new approaches for assessing the containment of travel within planned development. A geographical information systems methodology is used to determine regional journey-to-work patterns and travel containment rates. Factors that influence self-containment patterns are estimated with a regression model. The findings of the pilot study demonstrate that the proposed model is a useful starting point for a systematic and detailed analysis of self-containment in master planned estates.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Travel self-containment, urban containment, urban form and travel behaviour, master planned estate, master planned community|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Taylor and Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||This is an electronic version of an article published in [Urban Policy and Research, 25(1). pp. 129-149.]. [Urban Policy and Research] is available online at informaworldTM with http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713449094~db=all|
|Deposited On:||06 Feb 2009 00:52|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:34|
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