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An Analysis of the Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Study Area for a Study of the Allocation of Transportation Resources


The Transportation Resource Allocation Index (TRAI) for eight transportation service proposals was computed as a pilot study and as a working test of the techniques in the Tri-Cities area of Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, Washington. This Report II contains background data covering the economic characteristics of the area. These data were used for the development of the evaluation technique.


  • Date Published: June, 1982
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 43.2
  • Last Modified: August 6, 2007
  • Authors: Daniel J. Shea, Keith E. Yandon.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Public Transportation and Planning Division.
  • # of Pages: 83 p., 1,701 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Analysis, Economic factors, Employment, Finance, City planning, Population, Resource allocation, Socioeconomic factors, Strategic planning, Transportation planning, Travel, Travel demand, Travel by mode, Urban transportation.
  • Keywords: Area economy, socio-economic characteristics, Richland, Kennewick, Pasco, Tri-Cities area, Washington State. .
  • Related Publications: A Study of the Allocation of Transportation Resources Through the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Transportation Services, (WA-RD 43.1).

This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008