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Inter-relation of Land Use and Transportation System Based on Lowry Model

Jinal Bhavsar, Rohan Kania

Abstract: In an Urban area, land use and transportation system are its essential parts. Land use and transportation is strongly connected with each other. Everything that happens to land use affects transportation and vice versa. In this paper, Lowry model is used in Two Final T.P. Scheme i.e., 12 and 13 of ward No.27 (Adajan), which is located in west zone of Surat city, is selected as a study area. Lowry Model was developed by Ira Lowry in 1964 and it was one of the first transportation- land use model to be developed in 1964 for the Pittsburgh region. The model takes three major components of a city, namely, population, employment and the means of transport between them. Parameters such as residential location, employment location, purpose of trip and mode of trip will be adopted as input for Lowry model. Lowry model analysis will provide future population and employment.

Keywords: Lowry Model, Land use, Transportation, Lowry Model Sector, Forecast Population

Country: India, Subject Area: Urban and Rural Planning

Pages: 45 - 50

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

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Jinal Bhavsar, Rohan Kania, "Inter-relation of Land Use and Transportation System Based on Lowry Model", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, 45 - 50

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