Corpus ID: 8427130

ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF HIGHWAY RELIEF ROUTES ON SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZE COMMUNITIES: LITERATURE REVIEW AND IDENTIFICATION OF ISSUES

@inproceedings{Handy2000ECONOMICEO,
  title={ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF HIGHWAY RELIEF ROUTES ON SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZE COMMUNITIES: LITERATURE REVIEW AND IDENTIFICATION OF ISSUES},
  author={S. Handy and Scott Kubly and J. Jarrett and S. Srinivasan},
  year={2000}
}
Highway relief routes around small- or medium-size communities are an important element of the Texas Trunk System. These routes provide for the safe and efficient movement of through traffic and contribute to the growth of the Texas economy. For small- and medium-size communities, however, highway relief routes potentially bring both positive and negative impacts by reducing the flow of traffic through the center of town. While a relief route often means quieter, safer streets for the residents… Expand

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