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.

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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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ID Code: 17556
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Travel self-containment, urban containment, urban form and travel behaviour, master planned estate, master planned community
DOI: 10.1080/08111140701255823
ISSN: 0811-1146
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
Deposited On: 06 Feb 2009 00:52
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:34

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