ANALYSIS OF URBAN EXPANSION OF SPACE IN THE CITY CAMPINA GRANDE-PB HAVING TRANSPORT SYSTEM MODIFIER AS AGENT
This work aims to analyze the transport – urban expansion interrelation. The methodology consisted of: a bibliographical survey to support the theoretical approach; the study and analysis of the TM/LANDSAT 5 (1989 e 2007) satellite images, available at the National Institute of Space Research (INPE) - http://www.dpi.inpe.br, to detect the evolution and tendency of the city area occupation; georeferenced information and representations of the city´s political boundaries, as well as its districts; the road network; the land use and the geoeconomic zoning provided by the Secretary of Planning Department of Campina Grande (SEPLAN), in order to obtain information about planning and urban management. In this context, remote sensing and geoprocessing become important tools to the study of transport dynamics focused on the development of the city, considering that it is possible to obtain multitemporary images and cadastral information. In its conclusions, this work shows the relevance of transportation planning for the production and social chains in a mix of administrative management and urban growth, demonstrating that investment in the transport sector is also related to the well being and quality of life.
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