Chart/Map of the Day: Property Values vs. Traffic

Here’s something from occasional writer Scott Shaffer’s blog, showing property values and traffic density in Minneapolis.

property values vs traffic

Dark blue means more cars per day, white means fewer.

Pretty to say the least. Industrial land really jumps off the page, as does parking and freeway-proximate empty space. I think this is a very complicated relationship, and you’d probably have to dive into a lot more detail to make any real sense of it.

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.