New GIS tool models housing density growth to reflect climate and land use

Tapping into the power of GIS to model housing density growth scenarios just got a little easier. EPA just released ICLUS, which stands for Integrated Climate and Land Use Scenarios. According to EPA, this new tool enables you to: customize housing density patterns by altering household size and travel time assumptions;; summarize patterns by region, … Continued

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New tool helps consumers see how location impacts transportation costs

Land located on the fringe of an urban region is often less expensive than land located closer to downtown. Many planners and sustainability leaders know, however, that those land prices can hide higher costs of transportation. The cost of driving long distances to reach work, school, or the grocery store can add up fast An … Continued

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