THE DESIGN OF SECONDARY ROAD NETWORKS INTEGRATING PLANNING AND TRAFFIC CONSIDERATIONS

THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES A METHOD OF DESIGNING A SECONDARY ROAD NETWORK AND, USING A SECTOR OF SOUTH EAST LONDON AS AN EXAMPLE, SHOWS HOW THE METHOD COULD BE APPLIED. A STRUCTURE PLAN HAS LAID DOWN BROAD SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS AND THE FUTURE POPULATION, EMPLOYMENT, GENERALISED LAND USE, AND DEMAND FOR MOVEMENT ARE FORECAST. THE SECONDARY ROAD NETWORK MUST PROVIDE FOR THE PROPORTION OF THIS DEMAND ALLOCATED TO IT BY THE TOTAL TRANSPORT STRATEGY. IT MUST ALSO SERVE THE PARTICULAR NEEDS OF URBAN STRUCTURE AND HARMONISE WITH THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT. THE GLC'S TRANSPORT MODEL AND A CORDON TECHNIQUE ARE USED TO FORECAST TRAFFIC DATA. THE RESULTS ARE THEN RELATED TO SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND PHYSICAL PLANNING CHARACTERISTICS AND AREAS OF CONFLICT DETERMINED. MACRO-ANALYSIS OF THE AREA AS A WHOLE AND A MICRO-ANALYSIS OF A LINK OF THE EXISTING MAIN ROAD NETWORK DEMONSTRATE THE METHODOLOGY.(A)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Greater London Council

    County Hall
    London SE1 7PB,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Pettitt, A E
  • Publication Date: 1973-6

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 20-57
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 23

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080687
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM