THE CHANGING ROLE OF TRANSPORTATION IN URBAN DEVELOPMENT

THE PROBLEMS OF COORDINATING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES WITH URBAN DEVELOPMENT ARE DISCUSSED FROM THE ASPECT OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC FORCES. NEW FORMS OF TRANSPORTATION DESIGN ARE DISCUSSED WHICH WERE UTILIZED TO TAKE THE BEST ADVANTAGE OF THE ALREADY EXISTING COMMUNITY. THE PLANS DISCUSSED CALLED FOR CAREFUL INTEGRATION OF TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT AND URBAN FACILITIES. SOME OF THEM CALLED FOR HIGHWAY DOMINANCE WHILE OTHERS HAVE A TRANSIT ORIENTATION, BUT IN ALL CASES THE DEVELOPMENT FITS IN AESTHETICALLY AND FUNCTIONALLY WITH THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. THE CHICAGO CROSSTOWN CONCEPT OF HAVING THE LANES IN A FREEWAY SEPARATED BY A QUARTER MILE HAS CREATED A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENTS IN OLD SECTIONS OF CHICAGO. THE IMPORTANCE OF CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN THE PLANNING PROCESS IS EMPHASIZED. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THE RELATIONSHIP MUST BE MORE PRECISELY DETERMINED BETWEEN TRANSPORTATION AND THE FORM AND FUNCTION OF THE CITIES.

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    Eno Transportation Foundation

    1250 I Street, NW, Suite 750
    Washington, DC  United States  20005
  • Authors:
    • VOORHEES, A M
  • Publication Date: 1969-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 527-535
  • Serial:
    • Traffic Quarterly
    • Volume: 23
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: Eno Transportation Foundation
    • ISSN: 0041-0713

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239241
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 24 2001 12:00AM