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Prof. Reid Ewing publishes with current and former Ph.D. students in JAPA

Guidelines for a Polycentric Region to Reduce Vehicle Use and Increase Walking and Transit Use


Problem, research strategy, and findings: The monocentric development pattern in the Alonso–Mills–Muth model underpinned theoretical discussions of urban form in the 1960s and 1970s and truly dominated theory up to the point when Joel Garreau published Edge City: Life on the New Frontier in the early 1990s. Monocentric development patterns remain dominant to this day among smaller metropolitan areas in the United States. However, for larger metropolitan areas in the United States, regional transportation plans suggest a paradigm shift to a polycentric structure.

The full article can be found here.