Posts Related To Neighborhood
Resource: Choosing Where We Live: Attracting Residents to Transit-Oriented Neighborhoods in San Francisco
This briefing book summarizes the results of a year-long study that examined what attracts home-seekers to transit-oriented development (TOD) in the San Francisco Bay Area, and how to improve TODs to better attract these groups.
The National Association of Realtors® asked Belden Russonello & Stewart LLC to update research done in 2004 on Americans’ preferences regarding the communities in which they live. There have been major changes in the economy and the housing market since the 2004 Community Preference Survey was conducted. Property values have dropped significantly in many areas, foreclosures are at record highs, and fluctuating gas prices have made long commutes more costly. This research explores how Americans’ preferences regarding communities and housing have changed over the last seven years. The research covers characteristics consumers are looking for in a community, the reality of their current communities, and what policies they would support to improve their communities in the future.
Resource: Understanding How Individuals Make Travel and Location Decisions: Implications for Public Transportation
The objective of this research is to guide public transportation planners and marketers; multimodal transportation planners, modelers, researchers; and policy makers in understanding how travelers' choices are influenced by their larger social context. The research will employ tenets of learning theory, including social learning theory, to examine how individuals choose where to live and work and how they travel; the implications of this examination on the planning, design, and marketing of transportation systems will be reported