BASIC APPROACHES TO THE MEASUREMENT OF COMMUNITY VALUES

THIS PAPER SERVES AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNIQUES FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF COMMUNITY VALUES IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING. THE NEED FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF COMMUNITY VALUES IS PRESENTED, AND SOME PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES SURROUNDING SUCH MEASUREMENT ARE DISCUSSED. SOME INFORMATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ARE IDENTIFIED, AND THE ROLE OF VALUE MEASUREMENT IN MEETING THESE NEEDS IN PRESENTED. THE PROCESS BY WHICH INDIVIDUALS PERCEIVE AND EVALUATE THE PHYSICAL SYSTEMS IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT IS USED AS THE SETTING FOR THE DISCUSSION OF 4 BASIC STRATEGIES FOR VALUE MEASUREMENT IN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING. EACH OF THESE BASIC APPROACHES IS ANALYSED, AND EXAMPLES OF THEIR USE ARE CITED WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THEIR ROLE IN THE PLANNING PROCESS. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 88-98
  • Monograph Title: Socioeconomic considerations in transportation planning
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239979
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 21 1970 12:00AM