INVESTING IN REGIONAL HIGHWAY NETWORKS

A REGIONAL, INTERCITY, OR STATEWIDE PLAN FOR ORDERING PRIORITIES FOR CONSTRUCTING NEW ROADS HAS BEEN DEVELPED. THIS REGIONAL HIGHWAY PLANNING METHOD INCLUDES SOLUTIONS FOR THE TRAFFIC GENERATION, DISTRIBUTION, ASSIGNMENT, AND ROAD INVESTMENT PROBLEMS. A NETWORK OPERATOR'S COST IS CALCULATED WITH THE AID OF THE BPR PROGRAMS. THE OPTIMAL INVESTMENT PLAN PROVIDES A NETWORK THAT SATISFIES THE DEMANDS PLACED ON IT BY THE TRAVELERS AND CONCOMITANTLY MINIMIZES CONSTRUCTION COSTS, NETWORK OPERATORS' COSTS, AND MAINTENANCE COSTS. THE MODEL IS CAPABLE OF HANDLING VERY LARGE NETWORKS, A LARGE NUMBER OF SPECIFIED CONSTRUCTION POLICIES, AND A LARGE NUMBER OF SPECIFIED ALTERNATIVE NETWORK STATES.

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    • PROC PAPER 9742
  • Authors:
    • Chapman, L D
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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  • Accession Number: 00202349
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 17 1973 12:00AM