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Motu Note #4: Transport infrastructure, lock-out, and urban form: Highway development in Auckland and the United States
Evidence from the 1950s US highway building programme suggests that better roading infrastructure within a city makes it more attractive to migrants, but that most new development takes place in sprawling suburbs. These suburbs are less suited to public transport, so road construction...
Coleman, Andrew. November 2010. "Transport infrastructure, lock-out, and urban form: Highway development in Auckland and the United States," Motu Note #4.Download document
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