local government

Tools and Best Practices for Land Use Efficiency and Equity in Cities

  • Principal Investigator Jesus Barajas, Ph.D
  • University of California, Davis
Prior research has either solely focused on measures of land use efficiency to reduce VMT or focused on measures of gentrification and housing affordability. This research project aims to address this gap, through the evaluation of existing tools that aims to address both land use efficiency and equity to promote sustainability and equity of the built environment.
Project Status
In Progress

Tracking Land Use Changes that Support Sustainable Mobility

  • Principal Investigator Gian-Claudia Sciara, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
This project studies how local governments in California are adopting (or not adopting) land use policies that align with regional emissions reduction goals.
Project Status
Complete