This paper identifies the major adverse environmental effects of conurbation roads and road traffic as noise; air pollution; vibration; visual intrusion; physical interference; and severance. Techniques are described for countering these adverse effects, and wherever possible criteria are given. The paper discusses control by planning and legislation, and gives a brief indication of the environmental consequences of two possible transportation systems of the future. (A)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Text of paper presented to 5th Symposium on Future of Conurbation Transport held at University of Manchester, 19-21 October 1971.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)

    Wokingham, Berkshire  United Kingdom 
  • Authors:
    • Watkins, L A
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 21 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00263073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TRRL Report LR 455
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 20 1974 12:00AM