Measuring The Impacts Of Transit And Walking Amenities On Robust Local Knowledge Economy
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I am a transportation planner and a smart growth advocate and over the past several years, I have developed expertise in measuring urban form and its quality of life impacts. I have published extensively on walkability, non-motorized transportation, public transit, housing and transportation affordability, public health, life expectancy, upward mobility, traffic safety, self-selection, polycentricity, and land-use premiums with respect to transit.

                       

Measuring The Impacts Of Transit And Walking Amenities On Robust Local Knowledge Economy

The knowledge economy accounts for more than 10% of U.S. employment and almost 20% of national GDP. Not only limited to the U.S., Eurostat 2020 also aims to increase the investment in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) to bypass the competitors, Japan and the U.S. Cities around the world pay an extensive attention to their economic development and thus seek robust local knowledge economy. In the knowledge economy discourse, two categories of industries play a critical role in increasing innovation...

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