A simple model of the impact of transportation savings on urban development is presented. The sensitivity of the model to several policy variables (e.g., transit fares, parking charges, station or interchange locations, etc.) is explored.
Description of RAND's comparative urban research program, emphasizing comparisons and problems that emerged in a study of three cities. The intent of the research was to create a framework to guide policy decisions at all levels of government.
Describes the intergovernmental communication behavior of top public officials in the three-state region based on analysis of 648 responses to a questionnaire mailed to 1200 public officials and 50 personal interviews.
A simulation measuring the effects of stormdrain flooding on the water quality of Jamaica Bay, N.Y. Sewage entering Jamaica Bay in dry weather is treated, but storm runoff can overtax treatment plants, whereupon untreated water enters the bay.
This document was prepared as testimony before the City of New York Commission on Human Rights during their public hearings on employment discrimination against individuals with arrest and conviction records, held at the New York University Law Cente...
Description of a model of fluid waste discharges in an estuary involving relationships between the waste load, the location of discharges, the degree of treatment, the geometry of the estuary, the flow in the estuary, and the temperature.