Accession Number:

ADA002120

Title:

The Impact of Highways upon Metropolitan Dispersion: St. Louis,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The author examines the relationship between highway improvement and changes in urban form in the St. Louis Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area SMSA. The paper briefly reviews the literature concerning industrial location, and then summarizes highway improvements and land use changes that occurred in the St. Louis region during the 1960s. The paper presents regression models relating land use changes to travel time change and reports the results.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE