SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE AT INTERCHANGE AREAS OF THE CONNECTICUT TURNPIKE' 1958-1964

DATA PRESENTED REVEAL THAT BY FAR THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONNECTICUT TURNPIKE AREA TOOK PLACE AT THE INTERCHANGES. WHEN THE INTERCHANGE AREAS WERE BROKEN DOWN INTO DISTANCE ZONES THERE TENDED TO BE AN INVERSE GRADIENT BETWEEN DISTANCE FROM THE INTERCHANGE AND ALL INDICATORS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXCEPT RESIDENTIAL HOUSING. SOME FINDINGS INCLUDE' /1/ GROCERY STORES AND DRUG STORES INCREASED IN NUMBER BY A GREATER AMOUNT IN THE INTERCHANGE AREAS THAN DID RESTAURANTS AND GAS STATIONS, AND /2/ RETAIL SALES PER ESTABLISHMENT WERE HIGHER IN ZONES II AND III /FURTHER AWAY FROM THE INTERCHANGE/ THAN IN ZONE I /CLOSEST ZONE TO THE INTERCHANGE/.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-pr-1/2/, 122-1
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Connecticut, Storrs

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 261 Glenbrook Road
    Storrs, CT  United States  06269-2037
  • Authors:
    • Stockwell, E G
    • Dixon, J P
  • Publication Date: 1966

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  • Accession Number: 00201161
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 1 1994 12:00AM