The Walkable Neighborhood Based On Retail Requirements: Impact Of Population Density On Market Area

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dc.contributor Pope , Kendal V . en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011 -03 -03T21 :52 :00Z
dc.date.accessioned 2011 -08 -24T21 :44 :22Z
dc.date.available 2011 -03 -03T21 :52 :00Z
dc.date.available 2011 -08 -24T21 :44 :22Z
dc.date.issued 2011 -03 -03
dc.date.submitted January 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5460
dc.description.abstract Recent planning thought has focused on how to configure the city to reduce dependence on private automobiles . One important strain of this thinking is how to promote a city where daily needs can be satisfied on foot . Using the tools of Central Place Theory and Demand Threshold analysis , this work studies the required population density to bring grocery shopping within pedestrian range of the population . The analysis is based on the grocery market in Dallas County , Texas . As long as economies of scale and consumer price sensitivity continue to operate as they have , the alternatives will remain much higher density or only partial access . The suggested policy implication is that neighborhood design issues should be decoupled from economic land -use arguments for the purposes of discussion by policy makers . en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.title The Walkable Neighborhood Based On Retail Requirements : Impact Of Population Density On Market Area en_US
dc.type M .C .R .P . en_US

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The Walkable Neighborhood Based On Retail Requirements: Impact Of Population Density On Market Area. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5460 .

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