REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON PARKING

THE PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS BEING STUDIED BY THE COMMITTEE ARE: PARKING REQUIREMENTS OF CENTRAL BUSINESS, PARKING HABITS AND REQUIREMENTS OF AUTO DRIVERS, ADEQUACY OF EXISTING FACILITIES, TO DESIGN AND APPRAISE METHODS FOR MAKING THESE DETERMINATIONS. THE DWELLING INTERVIEW METHOD USED IN ESTIMATING TRAFFIC VOLUMES IN METROPOLITAN AREA TRAFFIC SURVEYS PROVED INADEQUATE FOR PARKING SURVEYS. INTERVIEWS OF PERSONS PARKING CARS IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT IS PROVING TO BE MORE SUCCESSFUL. THIS TYPE OF SURVEY INCLUDES AN INVENTORY OR AUDIT OF EXISTING FACILITIES, A CORDON COUNT OF TRAFFIC ENTERING AND LEAVING THE DISTRICT. THE INTERVIEW OBTAINS INFORMATION CONCERNING TRIP PURPOSE, ULTIMATE DESTINATION, AND TRIP ORIGIN. OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED IN SUBSEQUENT ANALYSIS IS LENGTH OF TIME PARKED, DISTANCE FROM PARKING PLACE TO DESTINATION, TIME PARKED, TIME LEFT PARKING PLACE, AND KIND OF PARKING. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 25, pp 269-270
  • Authors:
    • Matson, T M
    • Hitchcock, S T
  • Publication Date: 1946

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting Held at Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 25-28, 1946
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225981
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 22 1971 12:00AM