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Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

2000

Land use -- Planning -- Oregon

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Land Use And Growth Impacts From Highway Capacity Increases, Erik J. Sanchez Jan 2000

Land Use And Growth Impacts From Highway Capacity Increases, Erik J. Sanchez

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This analysis examined the historical relationship between land use changes and the location of capacity increasing highway projects in the State of Oregon from 1970 to 1990. Aerial photography for 18 cities was used to delineate the extent of urban development in each time period. A geographic information system (GIS) was used to assemble the data. Using this data, a logit regression model tested the significance of geographic variables such as proximity to highway projects, land use zoning classification, city size, and other spatial characteristics. The analytical methods used in this study incorporated a set of commonly used techniques to ...