TRANSPORTATION TO FULFILL HUMAN NEEDS IN THE RURAL/URBAN ENVIRONMENT

The preliminary results are reported of a project which involves the study of transportation problems associated with urban and rural travelers, and relates to all modes of travel. In several parts of the program, particular Airport. In this program, transportation problems related to provision of essential services to rural and urban dwellers was evaluated, and the effect of inter-urban transportation systems on the rural environment and the development or demise of small rural communities was studied. A study was made of the movement of goods and freight in the Southwest including the impact of the new Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport. Methodologies were developed for considering human response to the quality of ride and service in developing criteria for the various transportation modes in both urban and rural areas. The human response was studied in developing methods of evaluating possible modal choice decisions in both urban and rural areas.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Background and initial activities of a multidisciplinary research program for the Office of University Research Department of Transportation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Texas, Austin

    Council for Advanced Transportation Studies
    Austin, TX  United States  78712
  • Publication Date: 1973-12

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 31 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260254
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-OS-30093
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM