FRONTIERS IN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

A compendium of papers on the future of the automobile, demand responsive transportation, energy consideration in transportation planning, planning in third world countries, and commuter transportation is presented. The paper on the future of the automobile focuses on current and future travel, employment, and population patterns. An outline of the Knoxville, Tennessee experience examines the process of establishing a city-wide express bus service. Demand responsive transportation and the role that it can play in serving the needs of the poor, elderly, and handicapped is discussed. A discussion of planning for community transit services examines metropolitan-wide planning policies for the transit dependent. Energy use, and consumption characteristics in urban transportation planning is discussed. The paper on BART/Trails focusses on the commuter and recreational trial potential as well as the possibility of interfacing the bicycle with other modes. A discussion on spatial integration and transportation in third world countries focusses on transportation planning in the context of national development planning. A survey is made of existing transportation planning courses in planning schools.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Selected papers from the 57th Annual Conference of the American Institute of Planner, Denver, Colorado.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Planners

    Transportation Planning Department
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 84 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156183
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1981 12:00AM