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Compact development and VMT: environmental determinism, self-selection, or some of both?

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Ewing, R., Hamidi, S., and Grace, J.B., 2016, Compact development and VMT-- Environmental determinism, self-selection, or some of both? Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, vol. 43 no. 4 737-755 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0265813515594811.

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There is a long-running debate in the planning literature about the effects of the built environment on travel behavior and the degree to which apparent effects are due to the tendency of households to self-select into neighborhoods that reinforce their travel preferences. Those who want to walk will choose walkable neighborhoods, and those who want to use transit will choose transit-served neighborhoods. These households might have walked or used transit more than their neighbors wherever they lived. Most previous studies have shown that individual attitudes attenuate the relationship between the residential environment and travel choices, and so the effect of the built environment on travel may be overestimated. But there are other [...]

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