(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Railroad abandonment : a catalyst for urban renewal in the San Fernando Valley, California

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

FETTERS D.E. (1) ;
(1) California State Univ., Long Beach, ETATS-UNIS


Given the absence of a clear academic consensus on the effects of urban railroad abandonment, the A. tests the argument that it stimulates urban renewal by releasing urban property for new development, and influences redevelopment in adjacent areas, thus contributing to revitalization. The Burbank Branch line, located in the San Fernando Valley just north of Los Angeles, is examined as a case study.


Article of periodic

published at : Yearbook - Association of Pacific Coast Geographers / ISSN 0066-9628

Editor : Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR - ETATS-UNIS (1935)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 71 [pp. 196-230]

Bibliographic references : 31 ref.

Collation : fig., phot.



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