ACCESSIBILITY APPLICATIONS IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION
The report outlines the theory and methodology for developing accessibility studies to evaluate transportation service impacts at the corridor, subarea or metropolitan levels. A computer program (Metropolitan Accessibility Program or MAP) is described that will facilitate such an analysis. In addition a typical case study application is presented illustrating how employment accessibility is modified in a corridor after the building of a high speed transit line. Data indicates the relative degree to which the Black population subgroup in the corridor benefits from the accessibility improvements. The program is suggested for use in planning and evaluation studies.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BlacksburgDepartment of Agronomy
Blacksburg, VA United States 24061
Urban Mass Transportation Administration400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Popper, R J
- Connelly, M D
- Publication Date: 1977-1
- Pagination: 54 p.
- TRT Terms: Accessibility; Computer programs; Decision making; Demographics; Evaluation; Level of service; Maps; Mathematical models; Metropolitan areas; Persons by socioeconomic levels; Planning; Regions; Suburbs; Transportation corridors; Transportation planning; Travel demand; Urban transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Services
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Highways; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation; Society; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00159357
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-VA-11-0002-77-2Final Rpt.
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Sep 20 1981 12:00AM