A Land Use Modeling Study in the Lexington-Fayette Area of Central Kentucky

  • Lee, Brian (PI)

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The proposed pilot study area for this project is Lexington-Fayette County and the adjacent counties of Clark, Bourbon, Scott, Woodford, Jessamine, and Madison. This multi-county region of Kentucky provides an opportunity for several reasons. This region has been experiencing land use conversion from forest/agriculture to urban uses. The region is experiencing and is expected to continue an increasing population and resulting housing unit capacity expansion. For example, Scott County is the third fastest growing county in the state in terms of population growth over the last six years (24%). Jessamine County population was up over 14-percent and Madison County at almost II-percent making them the seventh and eleventh fastest growing counties in the state respectively. The Urban Service Area in Lexington-Fayette County has been in effect, with some modifications, for almost 50 years. This presents an unparalleled opportunity for
Effective start/end date6/1/0712/31/09


  • KY Transportation Cabinet: $100,000.00


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