Louisiana Speaks Regional Plan Growth Scenarios

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Like other regional plans from Calthorpe Associates, this one shows constituents the starkly contrasting outcomes that will result from the region either allowing development to follow a status-quo automobile-dependent pattern or making changes that put an emphasis on multi-modal transportation and compact, walkable growth that links housing and job centers. Although the scenarios offer clear and straightforward choices, they are based on a highly detailed GIS-based analysis of the interaction of growth, transportation systems and landscape — and the resulting impacts on Louisiana's highly sensitive natural systems.
Southern Louisiana: Like other regional plans from Calthorpe Associates, this one shows constituents the starkly contrasting outcomes that will result from the region either allowing development to follow a status-quo automobile-dependent pattern or making changes that put an emphasis on multi-modal transportation and compact, walkable growth that links housing and job centers. Although the scenarios offer clear and straightforward choices, they are based on a highly detailed GIS-based analysis of the interaction of growth, transportation systems and landscape — and the resulting impacts on Louisiana's highly sensitive natural systems.
Credits: Calthorpe Associates