THE SOCIETAL COSTS OF CONGESTION IN NEW YORK CITY, WITH APPENDICES
The report is a study of the problem of vehicular congestion on the island of Manhattan with emphasis on its Central Business District. It defines the nature of Manhattan's congestion, traces its growth over the past century, assesses its costs, and evaluates various abatement strategies. The approach is in the manner of a case study of the impact of street congestion on the economic, social and environmental health of the city's residents. Abatement strategies considered include several dealing with traffic management and goods movement, uniform bridge tolls, free transit fare zones, and the development of extensive pedestrian areas.
Citizens for Clean Air, Incorporated32 Broadway
New York, NY USA 10004
Environmental Protection AgencyAir Programs Branch
New York, NY USA
- Ketcham, B T
- Pinkwas, S
- Wilder, S F
- Publication Date: 1979-12
- Pagination: 193 p.
- TRT Terms: Air pollution; Analysis; Case studies; Costs; Crashes; Economic impacts; Environmental impacts; Free fares; Freight traffic; Highway traffic; Highway traffic control; Pedestrian malls; Policy; Social values; Toll bridges; Traffic congestion; Traffic engineering; Urban areas; Urban transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Cost analysis
- Geographic Terms: New York (State)
- Old TRIS Terms: Free transportation; Vehicular traffic
- Subject Areas: Economics; Environment; Finance; Freight Transportation; Highways; Operations and Traffic Management; Planning and Forecasting; Policy; Public Transportation; Safety and Human Factors; Society;
- Accession Number: 00313857
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: EPA-902/4-79-007 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: EPA-68-02-2860
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 26 1981 12:00AM