Traffic Sheds, Rural Highway Capacity, and Growth Management (PAS 485)

By Lane Kendig, Stephen Tocknell

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Even zoned rural communities can experience traffic network failure when development encroaches. Improving roads to meet demand is often financially impossible for rural counties. Implementing traffic sheds — a relatively new planning concept — offers one solution.

Traffic shed analysis is worthy of consideration in counties where standard growth management techniques have been m...

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Page Count
24
Date Published
March 1, 1999
ISBN
978-1-884829-31-4
Format
Paperback
Publisher
APA Planning Advisory Service

About the Authors

Lane Kendig

Stephen Tocknell

Table of Contents

The Traffic Shed Concept

Shortcomings in Growth Management Strategies for Rural Areas

Using Traffic Sheds as an Alternative Growth Management Strategy in Rural Areas

Traffic Shed Regulation

Seven Development Options Under Traffic Shed Regulation

A Case Study: Williamson County, Tennessee

Other Communities Using Traffic Sheds

Summary