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Proceedings of a Conference on Regional Transportation Planning

The RAND Corporation, January 25-27, 1971

Published 1971

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A conference on the efficacy of regional transportation planning. Each chapter discusses a separate aspect: (1) the empirical and theoretical basis for transportation planning; (2) a delimitation of U.S. regions adequate for regional transportation planning; (3) the territorial basis of planning, examined through existing patterns of spatial organization; (4) the relationship between controlled markets and planning regions; (5) U.S. experience in regional development related to transportation planning; (6) effects of governmental intervention in transportation through promotion and regulation; (7) selected cases from U.S. experience in regional transportation policy; (8) the future and its implications for regional transportation planning, such as technology, population distribution, and changes in industrial location; (9) political and administrative aspects of regional transportation planning; (10) summary of chapters, synthesis of themes, and recommendations. Contributors to the Proceedings include Karl A. Fox, John Friedmann and Barbara Stuckey, William Alonso, John H. Cumberland, James C. Nelson, Ralph Gakenheimer, John Meyer, and Norman Wengert, as well as the editor.

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