APPLICATION OF POLICE POWER AND PLANNING CONTROLS TO ARTERIAL STREETS

WAYS ARE EXPLORED IN WHICH POLICE POWER REGULATIONS, ACCESS CONTROL PROVISIONS, AND LAND USE AND PLANNING CONTROLS CAN BE USED TO HELP SOLVE AN ARTERIAL PROBLEM. SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE FOR APPLYING THESE MEASURES TO THE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CAUSES OF DETERIORATION IN AN EFFORT TO HALT IT, AND TO DEVELOP THE MAXIMUM EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ARTERIAL STREET. A NUMBER OF SUGGESTIONS ARE INCLUDED: (1) RESTRICTING MIDBLOCK LEFT TURNS, (2) CLOSING DRIVEWAYS, (3) BARRICADING CROSS STREETS, (4) MAKING THE STREET A 'RUSH HOUR FREEWAY,' (5) ADEQUATE PARKING AND LOADING ZONES FOR NEW STRUCTURES, AND (6) USE OF ZONING TO EQUATE URBAN LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

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  • Monograph Title: Increasing traffic capacity of arterial streets
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225349
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 9 1994 12:00AM