Title

INTEGRATION OF TRANSPORTATION AND LAND USE PLANNING THROUGH RESIDENTIAL STREET DESIGN

Authors

J West
A Lowe

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1997

Subject Area

operations - traffic, infrastructure - track, infrastructure - station, planning - route design, planning - integration, land use - planning, mode - rail, mode - bike, mode - bike, mode - pedestrian

Keywords

Traffic control, Traffic calming, Residential streets, Residential roads, Residential development, Residential areas, Rail transit stations, Planning, Planned development, Pedestrian traffic, Land use planning, Land use, Development, Cycling paths, Cycle tracks, Bikeways, Bicycle trails, Bicycle routes, Bicycle paths

Abstract

Like many other cities, Eugene, Oregon, was faced with the all too common problems of overburdened streets, a transportation plan oriented primarily toward the automobile, rising street construction costs and environmental degradation brought about by the automobile. The Eugene Local Street Plan (LSP) was initiated to address these long standing problems and to find ways to better integrate land use and furture transportation planning. The plan and the changes that resulted from it, recognize that the pattern and design of streets, particularly local streets, determine the form and character of the city and its neighborhoods.