Research Methods in Urban and Regional Planning

Research Methods in Urban and Regional Planning

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This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the fundamental methods related to planning and human services delivery. These methods aid planners in answering the following crucial questions about human activities within a given community: qWho are they?q (demographic analysis); qWhat do they do?q (economic analysis); qWhere do these activities occur?q (land use analysis), and qHow are human activities connected spatially?q (transportation analysis). This book brings these four pillars of planning methods together in an introductory text targeted towards senior level undergraduate and graduate students. Planning professionals will also find this book an invaluable reference.Transportation Research, Part A 35: 47 72. Oppenheim Norbert, 1995. Urban Travel Demand Modeling. New York, NY: John Wiley aamp; Sons, Inc. Papacostas, C. S and P.D. Prevedouros. 2001. Transportation Engineering and Planning, 3rd ed.

Title:Research Methods in Urban and Regional Planning
Author:Xinhao Wang, Rainer Hofe
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-02


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