The University of CaliforniaTransportation Center
The University of CaliforniaTransportation Center (UCTC)is one of ten regional unitsmandated by Congress andestablished in Fall 1988 tosupport research, education,and training in surface trans-portation. The UCCenterserves federal Region IX andis supported by matchinggrants from the U.S. Depart-ment of Transportation, theCalifornia Department ofTransportation (Caltrans), andthe University.Based on the BerkeleyCampus, UCTCdraws uponexisting capabilities andresources of the Institutes ofTransportation Studies atBerkeley, Davis, Irvine, andLos Angeles; the Institute ofUrban and Regional Develop-ment at Berkeley; and severalacademic departments at theBerkeley, Davis, lrvine, andLos Angeles campuses.Faculty and students on otherUniversity of Californiacampuses may participate inCenter activities. Researchersat other universities within theregion also have opportunitiesto collaborate with UC acultyon selected studies.UCTC’s ducational andresearch programs are focusedon strategic planning forimproving metropolitanaccessibility, with emphasison the special conditions inRegionIX. Particular attentionis directed to strategies forusing transportation as aninstrument of economicdevelopment, while also ac-commodating o the region’spersistent expansion andwhile maintaining and enhanc-ing the quality of life there.The Center distributes reportson its research in workingpapers, monographs, and inreprints of published articles.It also publishes
magazine presenting sum-maries of selected studies. Fora list of publications in print,write to the address below.
Berkeley,California 94720Tel: 510/643-7378FAX:510/643-5456Thecontentsof this report reflect the views f the authorwhos responsible
the facts and accuracy f the data presentedherein° Thecontentsdo not
necessarilyeflect the official views r policiesof the State of Californiaor the
U.S.Departmentf Transportation.Thisreport does not constitute a standard,