Transportation

Strategic Regional Issue #6 –¬†Efficiency of the Interstate System

Strategic Regional Issue #6 –¬†Efficiency of the Interstate System

Local trips on Interstate highways reduce the efficiency of the Interstate system.

Objective

Transportation funding priority should be given to projects consistent with comprehensive plans that encourage the use of arterial and collector roadways for local trips.

Policy Recommendations

6.F.1. Increased traffic volume and safety impacts on existing arterial and collector roadway systems should be considered during development reviews by all local governments.

6.F.2. All levels of government should give high priority to preservation and rehabilitation projects on existing arterial and collector roadways.