ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE' COMPARING EXPRESSWAYS AND ARTERIALS

ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE ON CITY ARTERIAL STREETS AND ON EXPRESSWAYS IN THE CHICAGO AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY ARE COMPARED IN AN ATTEMPT TO MEASURE THE AMOUNT OF ACCIDENT REDUCTION BROUGHT ABOUT BY EXPRESSWAYS. THIS ACCIDENT REDUCTION IS TRANSLATED INTO DOLLAR TERMS TO OBTAIN AN ESTIMATE THAT CAN BE USED IN WEIGHING BENEFITS AGAINST THE COSTS OF EXPRESSWAY CONSTRUCTION. PROCEDURES USED AND RESULTS OBTAINED ARE SUMMARIZED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 53 Pp, 7 FiG, 13 TAB
  • Corporate Authors:

    Chicago Area Transportation Study

    300 West Adams Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Hoch, I
  • Publication Date: 1959-12-8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219868
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Transp Plng Abstracts /Prelim
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1994 12:00AM