ERIC Number: ED043398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Capitalizing on New Development Opportunities Along the Baltimore-Cincinnati Appalachian Development Highway. A Staff Recommendation.
Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
The staff recommendations relating to the Baltimore-Cincinnati Appalachian Development Highway are delineated in terms of historical background, the Hagerstown-Martinsburg area, the Cumberland area, the Appalachian Highlands, the Tri-Cities area, and the Portsmouth area. Specific advantages, economic impacts, health, education, manpower problems, developmental projections, and improvements are discussed as they relate to the predefined areas. It is recommended (1) that states take immediate steps to improve planning; (2) that development districts take the lead in obtaining control to land-use regulations; (3) that each area prepare a specific development program for itself; and (4) that all districts have a prime focus on developmental problems. The document contains 9 maps and 10 charts. (AL)
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Development, Education, Health, Industry, Labor Needs, Land Use, Maps, Planning, Recreation, Road Construction, Rural Areas, Tables (Data), Vocational Education
Appalachian Regional Commission, 1666 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20235 ($2.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.