Transportation, Land Use, and Air Quality: Making the Connection

by Said Easa, Lakehead Univ., 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1, Canada,
Donald Samdahl, Vice PRes.; BRW, Inc., 2025 First Ave., Ste. 650, Seattle, WA 98121,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0341-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0341-4 (ISBN-10), 1998, Soft Cover, Pg. x, 742
22 cm
Conference information: A Specialty Conference | Portland, Oregon, United States | May 17-20, 1998

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings contains papers presented at a specialty conference entitled Transportation, Land Use, and Air Quality: Making the Connection, held in Portland, Oregon, May 17-20, 1998. The proceedings presents recently developed state-of-the-art approaches that explore the relationships among transportation, land use, and air quality around the theme Making the Connection. A wide range of topics of common interest to professionals is covered, including: 1) guidance for integrated planning; 2) growth management; 3) air quality modeling and conformity issues; 4) planning models and research needs; 5) geographic information system applications; 6) data collection and analysis; 7) evaluation of traffic control measures; 8) public transit roles; 9) sustainable development; 10) implementation and coordination; and 11) system monitoring. Examples of successfully coordinated transportation and land use decisions to handle travel demand and improve air quality and mobility are highlighted.

Subject Headings: Air quality | Land use | Traffic models | Geographic information systems | Traffic analysis | Quality control | Public transportation


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