Land Use

Where we live, work and invest affects how we move. Learn more about the connection between land use and transportation.
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Infographics

Sustainable Thurston: Dollars & Sense Infographic  Creating compact, walkable urban places and preserving rural spaces is better for household pocketbooks and the planet. (TRPC)


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Videos

Sustainable Thurston: The Land Use & Transportation Connection  
Our land-use patterns shape our region’s social, economic and environmental outcomes. See how. (TRPC) 

Making Sense of Place - Portland: Quest for the Livable City
(Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Northern Light Productions)


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In the News

Read notable news about the busy intersection of land use and transportation.

D.C., L.A., Denver, Philadelphia are among cities that are reducing or eliminating parking minimums. A writer asks: Have we reached ‘peak parking? (Planetizen)

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A Closer Look

Find links to research and other topical information.

ChoiceMaps: A New Way to Measure Neighborhoods, Walk Score (PDF)

Book Review: Cascadia and other U.S. megaregions, Urbanophile blog (PDF)