SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE IN VICINITY OF CAPITAL BELTWAY IN VIRGINIA

A STUDY WAS MADE OF CHANGING ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS IN THE VICINITY OF THE VIRGINIA SECTION OF THE CAPITAL BELT- WAY I-495. THE INVESTIGATION IS DESIGNED AS A BEFORE AND AFTER STUDY TO DETERMINE OVER A PERIOD OF TIME CHANGES IN LAND AND REAL PROPERTY VALUES, LAND USES, TRAFFIC PATTERNS, TRAVEL HABITS AND RESIDENTS, AND BUSINESS ACTIVITY. ANALYSES WERE MADE OF POPULATION GROWTH, REAL ESTATE SALES DATA, BUSINESS ACTIVITY, TRAFFIC AND JOURNEY-TO WORK TRIPS. CHANGES IN THESE VARIABLES CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO THE HIGHWAY INFLUENCE. IN ADDITION, AS OUTLYING AREAS ARE MADE MORE ACCESSIBLE TO THE MOTORIST WHO WORKS IN THE CENTRAL CORE BUT LIKES TO LIVE OUTSIDE, FUTHER CHANGES IN LAND USE AND TRAVEL HABITS WILL OCCUR.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 32-47
  • Monograph Title: Indirect and sociological effects of highway location and improvement
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201111
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1994 12:00AM