ORGANIZING A CONTINUING AGENCY FOR A METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY

THE FUNCTIONS AND STAFFING OF A CONTINUING AGENCY TO MAINTAIN THE WORK AND DATA OF THE CHICAGO AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY, AND DETAILS OF THE ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATION BY DESCRIPTION AND CHARTS ARE DISCUSSED. THE ACTIVITIES ARE GROUPED INTO THE THREE LOGICAL DIVISIONS OF (1) INVENTORY AND DATA MAINTENANCE WORK, (2) STAFF WORK, AND (3) RESEARCH WORK. CONSIDERATION OF THE FUNCTIONS TO BE PERFORMED IN THESE THREE WORK DIVISIONS LED TO A FUNCTIONAL GROUPING INTO SIX MAJOR DIVISIONS INTO WHICH THE POSITION REQUIREMENTS FOR STAFFING ARE RESOLVED. THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS AND FUNCTIONS ARE INCLUDED: (1) GENERAL SERVICE-- ADMINISTRATION, PERSONNEL, ACCOUNTING, SUPPLY, HOUSEKEEPING. (2) DATA PROCESSING--COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTING, ELECTRONIC ACCOUNTING MACHINE KEY PUNCH, TABULATING, CALCULATING, OTHER. (3) OPERATIONS (PROBLEM SOLVING)-- DRAFTING, DESIGN AND LAYOUT, ILLUSTRATIONS, MULTILITHING, PHOTO LAB, LIBRARY, PUBLICITY, TECHNICAL EDITING, PROOFREADING. (5) RESEARCH--URBAN TRAFFIC AND PLANNING, ECONOMIC, LAND USE, TRIP GENERATION, TRIP ASSIGNMENT, FISCAL, PHYSICAL. (6) O-D DATA MAINTENANCE--LAND USE, POPULATION, TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, ECONOMIC DATA, TRIP RECORDS, OTHER. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 38, pp 1-8, 1 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, E W
  • Publication Date: 1959

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 5-9, 1959
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200477
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 19 1971 12:00AM