This study which provided a perspective comprising both objective case studies and subjective views of users and nonusers alike, included study of specific recreation resoruces and their access system together width surveys of the recreation interests and attitudes of people in Boston and Atlanta. The methodology involved a study of trips people make to specific plates and the information is oriented toward major outdoor recreation sites, to urban parks, and to major sports and cultural facilities. The findings of the study are categorized in the following classes: data relating to recreation areas, data relating to users and nonusers of such areas, and findings concerning institutions and legislation. Automobile/highway access, internal criculation systems, public mass transportation, commercial and common-carrier transportation to recreation areas are covered. Findings concerning the general public and low mobility groups are discussed, and issues related to regulations, and planning processes are briefly reviewed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Washington, August 17-21, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Traffic Engineers

    2029 K Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20006
  • Authors:
    • Birnbaum, M E
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

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  • Accession Number: 00128811
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1981 12:00AM