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Regional impacts of near-term transportation alternatives

Regional impacts of near-term transportation alternatives

a case study of Los Angeles : prepared for the Southern California Association of Governments

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles.,
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Los Angeles.,
    • Energy conservation -- California -- Los Angeles.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementW. T. Mikolowsky ... [et al.].
      Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-1524-SCAG
      ContributionsMikolowsky, W. T., Southern California Association of Governments.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-1524, HE310.L7 .R3 R-1524
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 129 p. :
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5241027M
      LC Control Number75312378

      Social effects of transportation in the inner city / Reginald W. Griffith --Ecological assessment of transportation alternatives / Jason M. Cortell and Donald A. Yonika --Some ecological criteria for the preparation and review of environmental impact statements / Conrad A. Istock --Effects of urbanization on water quality / Robert P. Shubinski. To develop a framework for assessing the effects of a food system, it is essential to define the internal components and boundaries of the system, as well as its linkages to an “external” world. Previous scholars have operationalized a definition of the U.S. food system in many ways (Kinsey, , ; Oskam et al., ; Senauer and Venturini, ).

      NAVAL STATION INGLESIDE IMPACT REPORT. The U.S. Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission’s (BRAC) recommendation to close Naval Station Ingleside (NSI) on the northern shore of Corpus Christi Bay will result in the near-term loss of almost 3, active duty military and civilian/contractor jobs and nearly 3, indirect jobs. Transportation Alternatives (New) For years, federal transportation law has provided dedicated funding to make biking and walking safer and more convenient through three main programs: (1) Transportation Enhancements (TE), (2) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and (3) Recreational Trails (Rec Trails) — with the majority of annual funding coming through the Transportation Enhancements .

      ADVERTISEMENTS: “Transportation is a measure of the relations between areas and is, therefore, an essential aspect of geography” (Ullman, ). The economic relations between areas are reflected in the character of transportation facilities and in the flow of traffic. Wagner ( ) has stated, “the routes along which men, materials, and messages move bind [ ]. benefits, and impacts of a variety of transit alternatives and policies under investigation by RTA. An evaluation framework is needed to organize this information in such a way that decision-makers can understand the implications of each alternative and consider the trade-offs involved in selecting a locally preferred alternative (LPA).


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Get this from a library. The regional impacts of near-term transportation alternatives: a case study of Los Angeles. [W T Mikolowsky; Rand Corporation.; Southern California Association of Governments.;]. The Regional Impacts of Near-Term Transportation Alternatives A Case Study of Los Angeles by William T.

Mikolowsky, Jean R. Gebman, William Stanley, G. BurkholzCited by: 3. Title: The Regional Impacts of Near-Term Transportation Alternatives: A Case Study of Los Angeles Author: William T. Mikolowsky Subject: There are several combinations of transportation management alternatives that, with some change in travel habits and additional costs, can improve air quality greatly, retain mobility for the citizen, and reduce VMT by at least 20 percent.

An analysis of near-term transportation alternatives for the Los Angeles region that uses the policy-oriented urban transportation model developed by the Rand Corporation is presented. The predicted effect on regional ve­ ology that could be used to predict the regional impacts of alternative.

Identify the type, scope, etc. of the transportation intervention Define desired time and spatial scopes of the impacts Define performance measures of interest Establish existing transportation and land-use conditions (base conditions) Establish post-intervention land-use conditions Repeat for other transportation alternatives.

This regional growth will have significant impacts on the regional demand for transportation. In the NCC, demand is expected to increase by more than 30% over that time frame.

A multitude of transportation alternatives has been analyzed over the past several decades to address the current and projected travel demand in the North Coast Corridor.

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Active transportation includes any method of travel that is human-powered, but most commonly refers to walking and bicycling. Thanks in part to recent improvements in bicycling and pedestrian planning, Californians are increasingly likely to get out of their cars and opt to walk or bicycle instead.

By using active transportation more often, Californians can make strides towards meeting their. The RLRTP is part of an initiative to create regional transportation plans in rural areas that complement those in Virginia’s metropolitan and small urban areas. The plan looks at improvements that can be made in the near-term and in the future, as far as the yearin order to assess potential impacts of population and employment growth.

The needs of solo travellers are diverse. Some simply want to travel without the distraction of a companion. Others are young singles looking for social activities or to find a partner. Some widowed seniors even use long-term hotel stays or cruises as a luxurious alternative to conventional elder care.

These tourism trends are set to grow and grow. Land Use Impacts On Transportation Victoria Transport Policy Institute 4 Table ES-1 Land Use Impacts on Travel Summary Factor Definition Travel Impacts Regional accessibility Location of development relative to regional urban center.

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Learn, teach, and study with Course Hero. Get unstuck. the costs, benefits, and impacts of transit alternatives designed to address mobility problems and other lo-cally-identified objectives in a transportation corridor.

It is used to identify the investment strategy to be ad-vanced for more focused study and development For AA studies which may result in. By definition, any proposed transit project will potentially influence elements of the local and regional transportation system, including transit facilities and services, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, road traffic patterns and volumes, and parking.

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PROJECT CO‐SPONSOR (Leave blank if not applicable). impacts on citizens, land use, the environment and economic development. Urban transportation systems should be especially important to local elected officials because (1) they are mainly built, owned and operated by the public sector, and (2) decisions by individual travelers.

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