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Understanding active travel by youth: The effect of maternal work patterns
My hypothesis was that mothers' labor force participation together with perceived transportation issues is an important intervening association, which influences youth travel behavior. The analyses examined the associations ...
Green City and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions: An Application of Integrated Economic-Environmental Model for the Buffalo-Niagara Metropolitan Region
Under the global efforts of mitigating climate change, the need for an effective method to measure the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission on a region is critical. At the same time, there is a critical potential to turn the Rust ...
Reconceptualizing blight: A geographical and economic analysis of urban housing code violations in Buffalo, NY
The concept of urban blight lacks an objective identity both in theory and practice. Neither policymakers nor social scientists have settled on a definition of the phenomenon, despite the ongoing, decades-long crusade ...
Amalgamating urban development A case for merging local community and economic development efforts
The thesis analyzes how a new model of economic development that focused on social outcomes would be more sustainable and efficient in overcoming the injustices that have prevailed throughout local government's persistent ...