Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 8 OF 9
|Main Title||The societal costs of congestion in New York City : with appendices /|
|Author||Ketcham, Brian T. ; Pinkwas, Stan ; Wilder., Stephen F. ;|
|CORP Author||Citizens for Clean Air Inc.|
|Publisher||Citizens for Clean Air,|
|Report Number||EPA 902-4-79-007; EPA-68-02-2860|
|Subjects||City traffic--New York (State)--New York ; City traffic--Social aspects--New York (State)--New York|
|Additional Subjects||Vehicular traffic ; Urban transportation ; Traffic engineering ; Air pollution ; Accidents ; Cost analysis ; Environmental impacts ; Policies ; Toll bridges ; New York ; New York City(New York)|
|Collation||1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.|
The report is a study of the problem of vehicular congestion on the island of Manhattan with emphasis on its Central Business District. It defines the nature of Manhattan's congestion, traces its growth over the past century, assesses its costs, and evaluates various abatement strategies. The approach is in the manner of a case study of the impact of street congestion on the economic, social and environmental health of the city's residents. Abatement strategies considered include several dealing with traffic management and goods movement, uniform bridge tolls, free transit fare zones, and the development of extensive pedestrian areas.
Includes bibliographical references.