Access Management — Myth or Reality
The concept of access management has emerged over the past decade as a means of preserving the functional integrity of the arterial road system while simultaneously providing access to...

Commuter Infiltration, The Unaddressed Issue
Traffic Impact Reports usually assign project-related traffic only to the adjacent collector and arterial highways. Usually the reports do not attempt to address possible commuter infiltration...

Access Control to Projects Via Raised Islands
When addressing driveway maneuvers at a new development, alleged ailments Must be quantified before drafting a cure. If a problem is anticipated, alternative solutions should be investigated,...

Site Impact Analysis Using the Tranplan Computer Model
As the cost of infrastructure improvements continue to spiral upward local and state governments are finding it more difficult to provide for increases in traffic volumes due to growth...

Traffic Impact Study for a Regional Shopping Center at a Basque City. A European View
A 45,000 m2 GLA Regional Shopping Center has been designed in close proximity to a thruway diamond interchange. Peak-hour generation was estimated and detailed analyses were performed...

Network Model Analysis of Traffic Patterns Resulting from a Proposed Regional Mall
A comparison was made between two methods of traffic impact analysis of a proposed regional shopping mall in Keene, New Hampshire. One study was prepared for the developer using conventional...

Arizona's Uniform Traffic Impact Procedures
This paper discusses the development of policies and detailed uniform guidelines for traffic impact analysis of proposed developments along Arizona State highways. The paper addresses:...

Traffic Impact Analysis Standardization—The Orange County, California Experience
Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) procedures can vary significantly from one agency to another. In Orange County, many cities and the county have adopted their own specialized techniques and...

Palm Beach County Traffic Impact Analysis—A Prototype
A Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) is a tool that allows government and private developers to anticipate traffic needs at the driveways of a proposed development, as well as on roadways in...

Traffic Impact Studies—Current Practices from Cities' Perspective
The results of a nationwide survey conducted among a sample of city traffic engineers are described. Information and opinions about current practices in traffic impact studies were obtained....

Uniform Traffic Impact Assessment Studies—A Case History of Riverside County, California
A publication was issued by the Transportation Department of Riverside County, California, in December of 1989 which required all traffic impact studies performed for new development to...

Using Traffic Network Models to Assess Site Impact Traffic
This paper covers experience gained in using traffic network models as a site traffic analysis tool, including problems encountered in developing an appropriate zone system and coded highway...

Urban Transportation Management—Jersey City, New Jersey
This paper will describe the multi-year process undertaken to implement physical roadway improvements and transportation management policies in a constrained urban environment. Specifically...

Traffic Impact Studies for Marriott Corporation International Headquarters
This paper describes the steps taken in developing innovative traffic-related solutions to obtain approval for the Marriott Corporation International Headquarters site, which is planned...

Colgate Palmolive Transportation Impact Case Study
The Colgate Palmolive Company owns eleven city blocks of land in the Exchange Place area of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. Colgate Palmolive operated manufacturing facilities on their...

Transportation Management in the Anacostia Waterfront Washington, D.C.
The Anacostia Waterfront is a 500 acre land mass located approximately one-half mile from the U.S. Capitol. This area includes a U.S. Army facility (Ft. McNair), a U.S. Navy facility (the...

The Use of Road Impact Fees in the United States
The roads of American cities have been subjected to ever increasing traffic while maintenance and improvement programs have lagged. The result have been deterioration of roads and brisges,...

Traffic Impact Assessment for Snow Disposal Facilities—Extended Abstract
Snow disposal facilities perform an integral role in the maintenance programs of many municipalities in canada and other northern countries. The most popular type of snow disposal facility...

Corridor Planning and Traffic Assessment: Small Sites and Neighborhoods
Determining the appropriate use of a piece of property, or the uses for larger land areas in a portion of a city, requires consideration of many facts. A recently completaed project was...

Defining Traffic Impacts of Redevelopment
Developers have proposed to replace the existing, defunct Old Mill Specialty Retail Center with a primarily residential project. The balance of the Old Mill site will consist of smaller...

 

 

 

 

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