URBAN CORRIDOR DEMOSTRATION PROGRAM, SOUTH CAPITOL STREET AND INDIAN HEAD HIGHWAY

The Washington metropolitan area Urban Corridor Demonstration Program seeks to improve peak period travel conditions through 1) traffic flow improvements 2) free fringe parking to reduce driving, and 3) better bus service. Recommendations of the study include: construction of a bus terminal transfer point, re-design of D.C. bus service to maximize use of the terminal, creation of an exclusive busway to the South Capitol Street Bridge, more fringe parking facilities in Maryland, and signing and signaling improvements to speed traffic. It is expected that through these improvements travel congestion will be eased, safety and environmental factors enhanced, and travel costs reduced. Savings are measured both in reduced operating costs and in work time saved. Stages in implementing this Urban Corridor program are outlined, beginning with first-stage improvements already under way.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Notice of NTIS Number Pending.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

    1225 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Publication Date: 1971-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00265069
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FH-11-7554 (2) Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: FH-11-7554
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 9 1975 12:00AM