Transit’s Impact on Property: Value, Use, and Opportunity



Thursday, September 7, 2017
10:30 a.m. - noon EDT

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Learn about the correlation between property value and frequency of transit services, how to assess transit’s impact on land use and rider/resident opportunity, and hear a case study of BRT’s impact on residential property value in Eugene, Oregon.

  • The Correlation between Property Values and Frequency of Service at Nearby Public Transit Stops
    Melinda Morang, Product Engineer, Esri, Redlands, CA
  • Assessing Transit Land Use Impacts and Opportunities
    Ian Carlton, Ph.D, Co-Founder,, Portland, OR
  • Impacts of BRT Station Access on Residential Property Values:  Case Study of the Eugene EmX
    Victoria Perk, Ph.D, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research/University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Ian Carlton, Ph.D

Ian Carlton is co-founder of and an urban development researcher whose work considers the context-specific relationships between real estate and transportation investments, especially transit-oriented development. develops multi-user web apps for running interactive spatial analytics over wide geographies. Ian also directs consulting projects at ECONorthwest, an urban ... Read More

Victoria Perk, Ph.D

Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, and current Vice-Chair of TRB’s Transit Capacity & Quality of Service Committee. Current PhD Candidate in Economics at USF and will be graduating this fall. She has 20 years’ experience in the field of public transit, consisting of service planning, operations planning, survey design/ administration/analysis, working with the National Transit Database, performance measurement, statistical analysis, and research. Her most recent work is research-oriented, focusing on transit bus safety; demographic changes and transit ridership; and topics related to BRT, including estimating the property value impacts of proximity to BRT stations. She also has ... Read More

Melinda Morang

As a Product Engineer at Esri, Melinda Morang does software design and testing for Network Analyst in ArcGIS. She has developed a suite of python script tools for working with GTFS public transit data in ArcGIS. Read More

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