ATTITUDES, OPINIONS, AND EXPECTATIONS OF BUSINESSMEN IN A PLANNED FREEWAY CORRIDOR

THE RESULTS OF A SURVEY THAT FOCUSED UPON THE ATTITUDES, OPINIONS, AND EXPECTATIONS OF PERSONS WHO OWN OR OPERATE BUSINESSES THAT LIE WITHIN THE CORRIDOR ARE PUBLISHED. THE DATA ARE ANALYZED WITH REGARD TO THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: BUSINESSMEN'S KNOWLEDGE AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT FREEWAY DEVELOPMENTS; CAUSATIVE FACTORS IN THE FORMATION OF PRO VS, CON ATTITUDES TOWARD THE FREEWAY; BUSINESSMEN'S OPINIONS REGARDING ELEMENTS IN FREEWAY LOCATION AND DESIGN; AND BUSINESSMEN'S DECISION-MAKING AND EXPECTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO FREEWAY DEVELOPMENTS. SOME TENTATIVE CONCLUSIONS AND SOME USEFUL HYPOTHESES FOR CONSIDERATION IN THE HIGHWAY PLANNING PROCESS ARE PRESENTED. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE HIGHWAY AGENCY AND INTERESTED GROUPS IS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE IN INCREASING THE TOTAL NET BENEFITS GENERATED BY A NEW FREEWAY. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • RES STUDY 2-1-71-148
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  USA  76011

    Texas State Department of Highways & Public Transp

    11th and Brazos Streets
    Austin, TX  USA  78701
  • Authors:
    • Burke, D
    • Buffington, J L
    • MEUTH, H G
    • Adkins, W G
    • Schafer, D
  • Publication Date: 1972-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 74 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239043
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No 148-2
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM