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San Luis Obispo Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Megyn Rugh, Camille Jackson, Kelsey Stefen, Lance Knox, Crp 425 Bicycle And Pedestrian Planning Apr 2015

San Luis Obispo Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Megyn Rugh, Camille Jackson, Kelsey Stefen, Lance Knox, Crp 425 Bicycle And Pedestrian Planning

City & Regional Planning Studios and Projects

The City of San Luis Obispo (SLO) has eleven official public open spaces. Managing these places presents a challenge in providing top-tier environmental stewardship, while also accommodating passive recreational use and access, in an era of fiscal limitations and competing priorities. Given that reality and the changing population dynamics in the US, providing equal access to these facilities is of increasing importance, whether by car, bike, on foot or via public transit. These open spaces provide value (environmental, economic and social) primarily to residents, as well as visitors, and gaining a data-driven understanding of that value was a primary goal ...


San Luis Obispo Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Robert Hill, Crp 457 Planning Information Systems Jan 2015

San Luis Obispo Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Robert Hill, Crp 457 Planning Information Systems

City & Regional Planning Studios and Projects

Presentation detailing work on a the San Luis Obispo Open Space Survey report for the City of San Luis Obispo involving assessment of the conditions, characteristics-of, and visitors-to SLO open spaces.


Accessibility Of Bay Area Rail Transit Stations: An Evaluation Of Opportunities For Transit Oriented Development, Kevin M. Fang Sep 2009

Accessibility Of Bay Area Rail Transit Stations: An Evaluation Of Opportunities For Transit Oriented Development, Kevin M. Fang

Master's Theses and Project Reports

Many groups have been pushing for a shift from automotive oriented transportation and land use, to transit-oriented transportation and land use. These groups have many valid reasons. However, just as it is fair to point out issues about auto travel, so too is it fair to see how transit performs at meeting certain goals. This paper examines the important characteristic of accessibility afforded to travelers. This is quantified through the calculation of accessibility indexes for stations, for the specific case of two existing rail systems and four proposed rail extensions in the San Francisco Bay Area.

As a whole, the ...