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Master of Arts (MA)
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This paper aims to analyze accessibility within New York City’s transportation system through creating unique accessibility indices. Indices are detailed and implemented using GIS, analyzing the distribution of transit need and access. Regression analyses are performed highlighting relationships between demographics and accessibility and recommendations for transit expansion are presented.
Siegel, Maxwell S., "Quantifying Transit Access In New York City: Formulating an Accessibility Index for Analyzing Spatial and Social Patterns of Public Transportation" (2016). CUNY Academic Works.
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