Acknowledgements: We would like to thank MAPC, and especially Tim Reardon and Holly St. Clair in Data Services, for their comments and collaboration throughout this work. We also thank Christian Jacqz and Dan Marrier at MassGIS for their considerable effort in building the 250 × 250m grid cell layers for Massachusetts and in developing the annual mileage estimates and grid cell locations from the millions of vehicle records obtained from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. We also acknowledge those in MIT class 11.521 who worked on projects that contributed to this article: during 2008, Wanli Fang, Paul Green, Lissa Harris, Shan Jiang, Masayoshi Oka, Abner Oliveira, Yi Zhu, and Fabio Carrera; During 2009: Andrew Gulbrandson, Casey Hunter, Yang Jiang, Jae Seung Lee, Lulu Xue, and Jiyang Zhang; During 2010: Jie Xia. Finally, we acknowledge the helpful comments and suggestions from the reviewers and partial support from University Transportation Center Region One grant, MITR21–4, “New Data for Relating Land Use and Urban Form to Private Passenger Vehicle Miles,” and from the Singapore National Research Foundation through the “Future Urban Mobility” program of the Singapore/MIT Alliance for Research and Technology.
Estimating the Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Implications of Alternative Metropolitan Growth Scenarios: A Boston Example
Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Transactions in GIS
Volume 17, Issue 5, pages 645–660, October 2013
How to Cite
Ferreira, J., Diao, M. and Xu, J. (2013), Estimating the Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Implications of Alternative Metropolitan Growth Scenarios: A Boston Example. Transactions in GIS, 17: 645–660. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12017
- Issue published online: 9 OCT 2013
- Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013
- University Transportation Center Region One. Grant Number: MITR21–4
- Singapore National Research Foundation
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