Corpus ID: 174778040

Use of Performance Measures that Prioritize Automobiles over Other Modes in Congested Areas

  title={Use of Performance Measures that Prioritize Automobiles over Other Modes in Congested Areas},
  author={Juan M. Matute and Stephanie Pincetl},
Many commonly-employed performance metrics for transportation system analysis explicitly or implicitly ignore modes other than the automobile. The result is that many projects to expand the transportation network focus on adding automobile capacity at bottlenecks, rather than using alternatives to move additional persons. Because modes other than the automobile are excluded from the scope of analysis, many transportation projects impair the service quality of transit, walking, and biking. The… Expand


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