WIT Press


'Traffic Sustainable' Residential Areas In The Netherlands; Bottlenecks And Incentives

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT970241

Volume

33

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

1,054 kb

Author(s)

A. Spit & K.C.M. Leidelmeijer

Abstract

Traffic-sustainable residential areas are designed to enhance safety and environmental conditions. In addition, they are expected to contribute to diminishing the growth of the use of private cars. In the past few years, several initiatives were taken to design, study and develop such residential areas in the Netherlands. However, considering their potential environmental advantages and the way they may contribute to the quality of residential areas, it should be noted that the number of initiatives is quite small and the measures taken not too ambitious. In order to examine why the attention for traffic sustainable residential areas is limited, we studied several residential areas in the process of being designed and/or bui

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