Housing market trend and rail transport investments in the city of Naples

Papa, E., Trifiletti, E.G. and Pagliara, F. (2006) Housing market trend and rail transport investments in the city of Naples. In: XXXIV IAHS World Congress on Housing Sustainable Housing Design, Sep 2006, Naples, Italy.

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Abstract

Rail transport investments can influence housing market trends, as demonstrated in the literature. However many empirical researches highlight that different results can derive from different urban context applications and that each case should be threaten separately. It is for this reason that this paper is focused on the single case of the city of Naples, where many rail transport investments have been carried out in the last decades. The aim of this study is to give an interpretation of the housing values changes due to the opening of new metro stations. This study applies GIS tools in order to show the spatial distribution and the intensity of rail impacts in different areas of the urban system from 1994 to 2004. This study shows that the extent of the impacts varies from place to place and the effects intensity requires the presence of several complementary factors such as central location of the new stations and the presence of urban planning policies in the transit corridors. This again testifies how housing market is strictly related to the infrastructures investments planning and urban design.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Housing market; transit impacts;
Subjects: University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment
SWORD Depositor: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Depositing User: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2016 09:45
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2016 14:39
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/17002

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