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Hence, densifying residential zones may prompt households to move to lower density areas (Schwanen et al. 2004). Moreover, policies favoring the compact city have turned out to be less efficient than expected. They induce an increase in housing costs and traffic congestion and reduce the accessibility of leisure areas (Breheny 1997). As observed by Levinson and Kumar (1994), trip time does decrease with population density but increases again when a certain threshold is exceeded. Investigations for Walloon communes have shown that, where substantial proportions of households are dissatisfied with their immediate environment, D values are commonly close to 2 (Thomas et al.
Hence, other dimension values can be expected for more complex patterns. In fractal terms, this is referred to as a second-order dimension and refers thus to multifractal logic. 24 P. 4 The Curve of Scaling Behavior In previous work, it turned out that a particular way of representing the empirical results helps to provide more detailed information about the spatial organization of urban patterns (Frankhauser 1998; Thomas et al. 2010). This type of representation is known as the “curve of scaling behavior” (Frankhauser 1998; Thomas et al.
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