Effect of transportation facility improvement on residential location behavior

Akinori Morimoto, Hirotaka Koike, Kazunari Takagi

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Abstract

It is important to understand the change of population and land use by transportation facility. However, the mechanism of the residential location behavior is so complex and variable. So, the purpose of this study is to examine the effect of transportation facility improvement on the residential location behavior, by analyzing with actual data such as the records of land price and transportation condition in Utsunomiya City. And it is analyzed in terms of an equation of commuting cost and housing cost. As a result, it can be confirmed that the residential location in the place where the location utility is high can attract more population than other places because of the residential location maximizing behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies
EditorsB. Mao, Z. Tian, Q. Sun
Pages811-818
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Nov 30
EventTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies - Dalian, China
Duration: 2004 Aug 22004 Aug 4

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, ICTTS
Volume4

Conference

ConferenceTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies
CountryChina
CityDalian
Period04/8/204/8/4

Keywords

  • Location theory
  • Residential location
  • Transportation improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Morimoto, A., Koike, H., & Takagi, K. (2004). Effect of transportation facility improvement on residential location behavior. In B. Mao, Z. Tian, & Q. Sun (Eds.), Traffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies (pp. 811-818). (Proceedings of the Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, ICTTS; Vol. 4).