RIDESHARING AND THE KNOXVILLE COMMUTER. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The report gives a detailed analysis of the Knoxville commuter, identifies the current commuting methods and their relative importance to members of the Knoxville work force, studies the relative importance of sharing rides for work trips in the firms observed and analyzes employee attitudes towards various aspects of shared rides. The report also outlines the current rate of travel within various corridors of the Knoxville community and offers a detailed summary of the benefits of ridesharing in terms of congestion, fuel consumption, present and future highway capacity, and public acceptance of ridesharing. The report examines the legal and institutional constraints which are currently inhibiting the development of various ridesharing alternatives and offers recommendations for improving public transportation in Knoxville.
Knoxville, TN USA 37996-4133
Department of TransportationOffice of Environmental Affairs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Davis, FWJ
- Publication Date: 1975-8
- Pagination: 66 p.
- TRT Terms: Attitudes; Carpools; Commuters; Coordination; Employment; Energy conservation; Fuel consumption; Highway capacity; Highway traffic; Public transit; Publicity; Traffic congestion; Travel patterns; Urban transportation; Work trips
- Geographic Terms: Tennessee
- Old TRIS Terms: Vehicular traffic
- Subject Areas: Energy; Environment; Highways; Passenger Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation;
- Accession Number: 00093606
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: TCUT-2-75 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-40096
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Feb 4 1981 12:00AM