Journal article

Implications of land use and socio-economic factors on transport sustainability

M Reisi Varzaneh, L Aye, A Rajabifard, TD Ngo

International Journal Of Urban Planning and Transportation | Recent Science | Published : 2014

Abstract

Planning for transport is closely related to land-use planning and urban development. Urban planning can create opportunities to use viable alternatives to the private car. Conversely, it can encourage greater car reliance. So careful urban planning increases transport advantages and reduces its environmental, social, and economic disadvantages; and without land- planning and transport planning integration, achieving transport sustainability is impossible. A new methodological framework was developed in this study, which aimed to assess transport sustainability currently and in the future using composite transport sustainability index. Selected sustainability indicators were quantified bas..

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