Rail Landscapes

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Transportation Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/3/2019
Start / End Time: 4:30 PM / 6:10 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Coolidge, Marriott, Mezzanine Level
Organizers: Michael Minn
Chairs: Michael Minn


Since their advent, railroads have been transformers of landscapes at a variety of scales. The study of those transformations has involved a wide variety of methodologies over the years, reflecting the multifarious ways in which rail transport shapes and is shaped by society. This session will feature papers that examine the changes that rail transportation has made to existing physical and social landscapes, and look forward to the future of rail transportation.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Tonderai Mushipe*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Delmelle Elizabeth, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Isabelle Nilsson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Johanna Schuch, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Impact of Light-Rail Transit on Neighborhood Composition: Preliminary Study of Charlotte, NC 20 4:30 PM
Presenter Jaclyn Langella*, Stony Brook University, Long Island Railroad: An Opportunity for Improvement 20 4:50 PM
Presenter Matthieu Schorung*, Université Paris-Est, New stations and TOD in three United States Rail Corridors 20 5:10 PM
Presenter Charlotte Ruggeri*, LVMT - Paris Est Marne La Vallée, The high-speed rail project in Los Angeles: a new metropolitan opportunity? 20 5:30 PM
Discussant Andrew Goetz University of Denver 20 5:50 PM

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