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Land Use Impacts on Transport: How Land Use Factors Affect Travel Behavior (Victoria Transportation Policy Institute, 2012)

This paper examines how various land use factors such as density, regional accessibility, mix and roadway connectivity affect travel behavior, including per capita vehicle travel, mode split and nonmotorized travel. This information is useful for evaluating the ability of smart growth, new

Non-motorized pilot program reports show small investment can mean big changes

By Mary Ebeling The final report for the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP) has been submitted to Congress, and the numbers are impressive. Established as part of SAFETEA-LU, according to FHWA, “This program has provided over 25 million dollars each to four communities –

Where we are today: Five-year trend from 2005 to 2010 shows less commuting by car

New Census data for 2010 show a gradual trend toward less commuting by car and truck, and more by transit, walking and biking. In the nation as a whole, driving to work edged down to 90.2 percent from 90.9 percent five years earlier. Transit rose to 4.9 percent from 4.7 percent, while ped-bike

NYC counts travel with greater detail.

Accurate figures about who is using the road, and the sidewalk, are one of the many elements in allocating transportation dollars. New York City is not content with the way the census counts how people get around. A recent New York Times article quotes the city’s transportation commissioner: