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Interregional highways.

United States. National Interregional Highway Committee.

Interregional highways.

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the National interregional highway committee, outlining and recommending a national system of interregional highways.

by United States. National Interregional Highway Committee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[U.S.] 78th Cong., 2d sess. House. Doc. 379, House document (United States. Congress (78th, 2nd session). House) -- 78th Congress, no. 379.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE23 .A5 1944
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14140975M
    LC Control Number44040705

    A work desk and a telephone with free local calls are standard in every room at the Motel 6 Austin Central – South/University of Texas. All rooms include an en suite bathroom, wood-effect flooring and access to Wi-Fi internet. Free coffee is served each morning in the lobby at the Austin Central South Motel /10().   Books. Earl Swift’s “The Big Roads,” about American superhighways. By Jonathan the chain motels and fast-food restaurants that produced a “system of interregional highways [that] is.

    The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly called the Interstate Highway System (or simply the Interstate), is a network of limited-access highways (also called freeways or expressways) in the United States that is named for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who championed its entire system, as of , has a total length of 46, miles. A new National Interregional Highway Committee was appointed in , and reported in in favor of a 33, mile system. The system was designated in the Federal Aid Highway Act of , and the routes began to be selected by , yet no funding was provided at the time.

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Legislative history of the act. President Franklin D. Roosevelt saw highways as both essential to national defense and the economy, as well as a means of putting unemployed people to work. On Ap , Roosevelt appointed a National Interregional Highway Committee to study the need for a limited system of national inter-state highways. The committee's report, Interregional Highways.


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The "Yellow Book", official title General location of national system of interstate highways, including all additional routes at urban areas designated in September, (go here for more information), is the original plan for the Interstate system.

No numbers were assigned to the highways at first. "Divided Highways is the best and most important book yet published about how asphalt and concrete have changed the United States. Quite simply, the Interstate Highway System is the longest and largest engineered structure in the history of the world, and it has enormously influenced every aspect of Cited by: The "Yellow Book", official title General Location of National System of Interstate Highways, including all additional routes at urban areas designated in September, ("Yellow Book", is the original plan for the Interstate system.

Number designations were not yet assigned to the routes. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Interregional highways. Message from the President of the United States. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

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When Thomas H. MacDonald displayed this map of the Regions of the United States during testimony before the House Committee on Roads, he unexpectedly doomed the use of the word "Interregional" in the name of. This page has links to city scans from the "Yellow Book", which was a book from detailing the then-proposed Interstate Highway system.

Besides the main Interstate system connecting the metropolitan areas of the country, the Yellow Book also included maps of the proposed urban Interstates within many of those metropolitan areas. the Interregional Highways Book, none of us had come across any regional, state, or local maps showing any details for this proposal.

Finally, Sandor found the proposed routes for the Interregional System in Ohio. It should look quite. In accordance with that predisposition, he charged the Com- The innovation of the Interstate highway system mittee with the analysis of an interregional highway system-a charge that excluded the consideration of highways to relieve localized congestion in urban areas.

A second major highway report, Interregional Highways, was completed in It was prepared by the National Interregional Highway Committee, appointed by President Roosevelt and headed by Thomas MacDonald. This report, which recommended an interregional highway system of 40, miles, actually mapped out a highway network that looks.

The subject of Divided Highways is broader than the subtitle implies, as it also sses federal aid for road building before Eisenhower's initiation of the interstate highway program.

Tom Lewis is also the author of Empire of the Air: the men who made radio a book I enjoyed more than the present one. After a long period in the nineteenth century in which the federal government did nothing to /5(18). The Interstate Highway System is an interregional network of high-speed roads authorized under Dwight D.

Eisenhower on J The network connected metropolitan areas, landmarks, and industrial areas, as well as provided mobility for the national defense system. The Interstate Highway Network has provided efficient routes for shipping, travel, and defense.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways (commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Inte. The book offers an in-depth look at the most significant event in transportation planning--the Federal-Aid Highway Act of Creating a federal mandate for a comprehensive urban transportation planning process carried out cooperatively by states and local governments with federal funding, this act was crucial in the spread of urban.

It advocated “a special, tentatively defined system of direct interregional highways, with all necessary connections through and around cities.” Based on the statewide highway planning surveys and defense needs, the master plan described a proposed interregional highway system of ab miles (42, kilometers).

Interregional Highways. Motel 6 Austin Central - South/University of Texas North Interregional Highway, Austin, TXUnited States of America – Good location – show map/10(). The publication in of the General Location of National System of Interstate Highways, informally known as the Yellow Book, mapped out what became the Interstate Highway System.

Assisting in the planning was Charles Erwin Wilson, who was still head of General Motors when President Eisenhower selected him as Secretary of Defense in January   The Interregional Highway Committee’s report had a large influence on the highway system, and one of its recommendations that particularly impacted cities like Dayton was that the new highways.

In his State of the Union speech in JanuaryEisenhower tried again. And the Bureau of Public Roads issued a book, General Location of National System of Interstate Highways, that showed where interstates would be located in and around the nation's largest metropolitan areas.

Opponents to the funding mechanism in were now agreeing to some increases in the gas tax.The State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is the biennial five-year plan adopted by the Commission for future allocations of certain state transportation funds for state highway improvements, intercity rail, and regional highway and transit improvements.

Orange Books (STIP Balances County and Interregional Shares Reports) The origins of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate System, can be traced back to when President Franklin D.

Roosevelt appointed a National Interregional Highway Committee to evaluate the need and potential for a national highway system.