The Impact of Highways upon Metropolitan Dispersion: St. Louis,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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The author examines the relationship between highway improvement and changes in urban form in the St. Louis Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area SMSA. The paper briefly reviews the literature concerning industrial location, and then summarizes highway improvements and land use changes that occurred in the St. Louis region during the 1960s. The paper presents regression models relating land use changes to travel time change and reports the results.
- Civil Engineering