Suburban Gridlock was written in the mid-1980s at the height of the third wave of
suburbanization, namely jobs, which followed in the steps of the first wave,
households, and the second, retail. Though suburbanization has never been
Author: Robert Cervero
Category: Political Science
Robert Cervero documents the rise in suburban traffic around the country and examines the role of various planning, design, and management approaches in defining the automobile's growing presence in suburbia. The book highlights suburban business complexes and mixed-use centers throughout the United States that have been planned and designed to reduce auto dependency and to promote ridesharing, transit usage, and other commuting alternatives.Steps taken by various municipalities to enlist the support of private interests in reducing employee trip-making and financing area-wide roadway improvements are also examined. While the analysis is national in scope, detailed case studies offer in-depth insights into the many institutional and logistical problems involved in mitigating the impact of suburban congestion.The transportation planning profession has historically focused its attention and resources on downtown access and mobility problems. Suburbs, and places beyond, have long been considered havens for travel, free from traffic jams, and ideal for leisurely weekend excursions. Over the years, transportation planning in suburbia has involved little more than adding new projects to five-year capital improvement programs. This book remains essential for planners, administrators, and citizens interested in the future of suburbia and safeguarding it from the coming transportation crisis.
Suburban Gridlock . Center for Urban Policy Research . New Brunswick , NJ .
1986 . " Unlocking Suburban Gridlock . " Journal of the American Planning
Association . Vol . 52 , No. 4. Autumn , 1986 . Curry , David and Karen Fraser -
California 2000 : Gridlock in the Making . Sacramento : Assembly Office of
Research . Cervero , R. 1985. Suburban Gridlock . New Brunswick : Rutgers
University : Center for Urban Policy Studies . 1989. America's Suburban Centers :
Author: Transportation Research BoardPublish On: 1999-02
Work Trips During the 1970s and into the 1980s , the suburban rings around
metropolitan areas experienced dramatic increases in workers , and the
subsequent increases in commuting trips greatly increased peak - period travel (
Cervero , Suburban Gridlock , op . cit . , pp . 12-13 . 17 . Sandra Rosenbloom , "
Trip - Chaining Behavior : A Comparative and Cross - cultural Analysis of
complicated Travel Patterns of Working Mohters , " in Laurie Pickup and Peter B.
Suburban Gridlock. New Brunswick, N.].: Rutgers University Press, 1986. Davis,
Mike. City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. New York: Verso,
1990. Deen, Robert L., ed. The Alternatives to Gridlock. California Institute of
Author: K. T. Berger
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
In an age where there are 140 million registered automobiles in the United States, the author of Zen Driving explores the car-driver phenomenon and discusses urban air pollution and other issues.
... organizational behavior or the causes of suburban gridlock), an
interdisciplinary approach is needed for tackling all aspects of the problem.
Although it is our intention to emphasize individual and organizational variables
in explaining some ...
Author: Meni Koslowsky
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This singular book describes various aspects of the commuting experience and delineates a process linking causes and consequences of commuting stress. The authors quote extensive survey data from metropolitan areas and examine literature on the known psychological, physiological, attitudinal, and behavioral consequences of commuting. They then provide a model integrating these variables. This comprehensive text features specific coping recommendations at the individual, governmental, and organizational levels.
Today's business-corporate-office park is almost certain to be located in a suburban community and near an interstate highway. And that ... Traffic
approaches gridlock. ... even knows what to call these places, except suburban
Author: Joe R. Feagin
Publisher: Beard Books
Category: Business & Economics
This reprint of the second edition, published by Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, c1990, provides an astute, critical overview and analysis of urban development in the US. The volume's ten chapters include discussion of traditional market-oriented social science perspectives on cities an
the marginal rate of decline diminishing above 40 persons per acre . Income
appears to account for only a small portion of this effect . 18 A Bay Area study by
John Holtzclaw suggests that doubling density from a suburban level to a level
Author: Robert T. Dunphy
Publisher: Urban Land Inst
Category: Business & Economics
This volume attempts to put the transportation problem in the context of regional land use and to offer guidance to those who make transportation improvements and to planners who approve and implement projects that need transportation services.
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Brunswick , New Jersey . 1 Cervero , R. ( 1989 ) . America's Suburban Centers ,
Unwin Hyman , Inc. , Winchester , Massachusetts . Chicago Tribune ( 1990a ) .
S HE FELL ASLEEP as soon as they were able to make their way through the
sluggish suburban gridlock that circled Paris. Antoine smiled as her head
dropped back against the car window. Her mouth opened, and he thought he
heard a tiny ...
Author: Tatiana de Rosnay
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Mélanie’s birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. But the island’s haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Mélanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car. Alone, waiting for news of Mélanie, Antoine reflects on his life: his wife has left him, his teenage children are strangers to him, his job bores him, and his father is an ageing tyrant who still poisons every aspect of his life. How did he end up here? And, more importantly, what was the secret that his sister wanted to tell him? A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present.
It is a phenomenon known in America as suburban gridlock, and as Dunphy (
1997) showed in his study of American transportation, it is caused by a failure to
build roads on the expanding outer edges of cities on a scale to match the growth
Author: Russell Schiller
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Why is property located where it is and how has this process changed in recent years? A number of factors such as social change and technological development, have affected location and these are considered. Value, the way changing patterns are measured, is examined and there is a discussion of rent contours. The book considers location in the retail industry, looking at the theory, hierarchy, clustering and dispersal. The move to out of town sites, with its three waves of decentralisation, is described. Central place theory, dating from the 1930s, is discounted as being obsolete and misleading. Finally the book covers offices, industrial and residential property.
Author: Transportation Research BoardPublish On: 1994
Suburban Gridlock . Center for Urban Policy Research . Rutgers University ,
Brunswick , N . J . DOT . 1993 . Journey - to - Work Trends in the United States
and Its Major Metropolitan Areas : 1960 to 1990 . Office of Highway Information ...
Suburban Gridlock Eventually , the extreme reliance of suburbanites on the
automobile for commuting and other transit led to a condition of suburban gridlock in many of the larger metropolitan areas . In these places , the suburban
roads and ...
Author: John J. Harrigan
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
Category: Political Science
"Political Change in the Metropolis, Eighth Edition, continues to focus on the political changes that have taken place in American cities and the reactions of urban scholars to them. In addition to offering scholarly perspectives, the text offers students a theoretical framework for interpreting these changing events for themselves. This framework analyzes the patterns of bias inherent in the organization and operation of urban politics, giving students an in-depth look at the fascinating and constantly changing face of urban politics."
Suburban Gridlock , by Robert Cervero . New Brunswick , N . J . : Center for
Urban Policy Re - search , Rutgers , State University of New Jersey , 1986 . Pp .
248 . $ 19 . 95 . ISBN 0 - 88285 - 115 - 2 . Combining the terms " suburban ” and
... covering towns , cities and urban regions Outlook Volume 9 Number 4
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congestion and gridlock conditions face many suburban areas now , and more so
in the future .
Recent Publications Suburban Gridlock by Robert Cervero It has been said that a
problem is not a problem until it reaches the suburbs. In a manner that is both
thorough and readable, Suburban Gridlock analyzes the complex issue of ...
Suburban Activity Centers ROBERT CERVERO Prof. Cervero is the author of two
books on suburban mobility , Suburban Gridlock ( 1986 ) and America's
Suburban Centers ( 1989 ) . Over the past year he has been working in Indonesia
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Activity Centers ROBERT CERVERO Prof. Cervero is the author of two books on
suburban mobility, Suburban Gridlock (1986) and America's Suburban Centers (
Cervero, Robert, Suburban Gridlock, Rutgers, 1986. According to Cervero, a city
planner at the University of California at Berkeley, "A labyrinth of commute
patterns now characterizes our cityscapes, casting serious doubts over the future