HIGHWAYS AND MODAL CHOICE DECISIONS

THE SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF MODAL CHOICE DECISIONS ARE SUCH THAT IT IS NOT POSSIBLE OR DESIRABLE TO PROVIDE ALL OF THE HIGHWAY CAPACITY THAT IS NEEDED TO ACCOMMODATE THE COMMUTERS WHO WANT TO USE THE ONE-PERSON-PER-CAR TRAVEL MODE. THE ONLY SOLUTION LIES WITH THE AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING HIGHWAYS. THE SOLUTIONS MUST PROVIDE ALTER- NATES SUCH AS INCENTIVES FOR CARPOOLING AND IMPROVED BUS SERVICE. THE SUCCESS OF PROJECTS UNDERWAY SHOWS THAT MODAL CHOICE DECISIONS CAN BE SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGED AND TO DO SO REQUIRES THE COOPERATION OF HIGHWAY AGENCIES AND TRANSIT INTERESTS. /ASCE/

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  • Accession Number: 00242609
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1982 12:00AM