Development of Urban Land Use Model to Compare Transit-Oriented and Automobile-Oriented Cities

Koike, Hirotaka; Morimoto, Akinori; Nomura, Kazuhiro

This study is an attempt to develop a simple simulation model that can compare the differences between automobile-oriented and transit-oriented cities, and clarify the difference between city forms by transportation modes. Following a theoretical model development, a series of simulation runs are tried. The model allocates people who commute to CBD from residential zones along a transportation corridor. As a result of many simulation analyses, it is shown that automobiles need much more traffic space in comparison with the transit as is shown by the proposed traffic space ratio both in CBD and along the corridor.

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Koike, Hirotaka / Morimoto, Akinori / Nomura, Kazuhiro: Development of Urban Land Use Model to Compare Transit-Oriented and Automobile-Oriented Cities. 2004.

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