CONTROL MEASURES USED IN TRAFFIC PLANNING IN URBAN AREAS

STYRMEDEL VID TRAFIKPLANERING I TAETORTER

Although car ownership and car travel are regarded as an important democratic right, control measures are necessary to reduce their negative effects. In Stockholm, traffic policy goals are: (1) to improve communications, (2) to counteract environmental disturbances, (3) to reduce accident risks, (4) to give public transport priority, (5) to give goods deliveries priority. Control measures may relate to (1) changes in land use, (2) traffic system, (3) standard of public transport, (4) parking, or consist of (5) economic and administrative measures, (6) traffic management measures. The choice of measures depends on whether traffic is to be restricted on some streets or in certain parts of a municipality, or whether the use of certain vehicle types, or the use of vehicles for certain purposes is to be restricted. There is a discussion of control measures applicable to these choices. The use of parking restrictions is an important means of controlling the type of traffic. The introduction of tolls for travel into a certain area, or of charges for journeys inside a certain area, can also be considered. Traffic management measures may consist of restriction of access to certain areas at certain times of the day. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Engwall and Strahle AG

    Brunkebergstorg 20/4
    Stockholm C,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • WALLIN, B
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 13-17
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184427
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1981 12:00AM