SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC FACTORS IN HIGHWAY LOCATION

ALL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC FACTORS, AS WELL AS ELEMENTS OF TYPICAL BENEFIT-COST RATIOS, MUST BE WEIGHED IN DECIDING SYSTEM AND INDIVIDUAL URBAN HIGHWAY NEEDS AND LOCATIONS. THE TOTAL-COST METHOD OF EVALUATING THESE FACTORS USED BY THE CHICAGO AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY IS GIVEN. USER COSTS AND SPACING REQUIREMENTS ARE DETERMINED FOR SYSTEMS LOCATION. FOR INDIVIDUAL ROUTE LOCATION, THE PROCEDURE CONSIDERS TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT, IMPACT ON EXISTING COMMUNITIES, AND POTENTIAL LAND USE IMPROVEMENT FOR ALTERNATIVE LOCATIONS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 92, No HW 2, PP 35-49, 8 FIG, 2 TAB, 2 APP
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, E W
  • Publication Date: 1966-10

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  • Accession Number: 00201331
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 1 1994 12:00AM