Travel Self-Containment in Master Planned Estates: Analysis of Recent Australian Trends

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Title Travel Self-Containment in Master Planned Estates: Analysis of Recent Australian Trends
Author Yigitcanlar, Tan; Dodson, Jago Robert; Gleeson, Brendan James; Sipe, Neil Gavin
Journal Name Urban Policy and Research
Year Published 2007
Place of publication UK
Publisher Routledge
Abstract 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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Copyright Statement Copyright 2007 Taylor & Francis. Please refer to the journal link for access to the definitive, published version. This is the author-manuscript version of the paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Volume 25
Issue Number 1
Page from 129
Page to 149
ISSN 0811-1146
Date Accessioned 2008-02-29
Language en_AU
Research Centre Menzies Health Institute Qld; Urban Research Program
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Urban and Regional Planning
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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