Neighborhood Objectives as Generators of Regional Transportation Networks

by Joseph R. Passonneau, (M.ASCE), Consultant; Washington, DC,

Serial Information: Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 2, Pg. 217-233

Document Type: Journal Paper


Transportation network design can start from: (1) existing and projected traffic generation with the objective of improved network performance, or (2) individual neighborhood objectives among which are environmental quality and connections to other neighborhoods. Either is reasonable technically; the second more reasonable politically.

Subject Headings: Residential location | Highway and road design | Sustainable development | Traffic management | Environmental issues | Connections (structural)

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