Comments are made on the measure and scale of the suburban congestion problem. Subjects mentioned include institutional concerns, funding, pricing, the insufficiency of the alternatives to the single occupant vehicle, and the lack of coordination between transportation and land use. A brief comparison is made between suburban activity centers and the downtown area.

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    • This paper appears in Transportation Research Circular No. 359, Traffic Congestion and Suburban Activity Centers. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
  • Authors:
    • Dunphy, R
  • Publication Date: 1990-7

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  • Pagination: p. 75-79
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  • Accession Number: 00497249
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  • Created Date: Sep 30 1990 12:00AM