Below is a list of all analysis modules available in UrbanFootprint, along with a brief description of each and a link to an article with more detail. Each of the articles also links to a detailed methodology document.

Land Consumption

Models the amount of greenfield land consumed and infill land redeveloped for a scenario's development program.

Energy Use

Models electricity and gas use for residential and commercial buildings.

Water Use

Models indoor and outdoor water use for residential and commercial buildings.

Walk Accessibility

Models walk access to jobs, households, parks, and other points of interest. It also models the proportion of total jobs in the region accessible by walking.

Transit Accessibility

Models transit access to jobs, households, parks, and other points of interest. It also models the proportion of total jobs in the region accessible by transit.

Transportation

Estimates the passenger vehicle miles traveled per household and per capita, as well as vehicle trip counts and auto-ownership rates. 

Emissions

Models green house gas emissions associated with passenger vehicles transportation, building energy use, and water use.

Household Costs

Estimates annual household costs associated with passenger vehicle transportation, residential energy use, and water use.

Risk and Resilience

Models impacts associated with sea level rise, flooding, and fire hazard.

Conservation

Models the environmental impacts and benefits of current and future land use policies for four key themes: water resources, habitat, agriculture, and carbon sequestration and storage.

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