Measuring the value of transit access for Dallas County: A hedonic approach.

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Advocates of urban light rail transit argue that positive developments around station area(s) should offset the costs of implementing a transit system by creating more livable communities and enhance surrounding residential property values. In some cases, decreased urban landscape aesthetics have been reported. The purpose of this study is to contribute to this debate via an analysis of the impact of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system on residential property values in Dallas County. By examining the impact of distance on property values of two features of the DART system: the transit station and the rail line, and by holding ... continued below

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Leonard, Christopher August 2007.

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Advocates of urban light rail transit argue that positive developments around station area(s) should offset the costs of implementing a transit system by creating more livable communities and enhance surrounding residential property values. In some cases, decreased urban landscape aesthetics have been reported. The purpose of this study is to contribute to this debate via an analysis of the impact of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system on residential property values in Dallas County. By examining the impact of distance on property values of two features of the DART system: the transit station and the rail line, and by holding a series of structural variables constant, a net change in value can be calculated using a multi-regression model.

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Leonard, Christopher. Measuring the value of transit access for Dallas County: A hedonic approach., thesis, August 2007; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3948/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .