ERIC Number: ED167652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Small Area Forecast Evaluation.
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, Detroit.
The results of a small area forecast with regard to household composition, population and employment distribution, development and school costs, environmental impact, and transportation in Southeast Michigan are evaluated in this report. The role of public policy in influencing the community demography by the year 2000 is considered by demonstrating how different policy alternatives affect patterns of regional development. As an aid to evaluation of the six small area forecast alternatives, three sets of evaluation measures are presented. Public and private costs associated with providing physical facilities to serve new development are analyzed. Measures that indicate how each policy alternative affects environmental quality and natural resources in the region are described. Information concerning how regional transportation systems would be affected under each alternative is provided. Each of the evaluation measures is intended to be used only to compare relative merits of the small area forecast policy alternatives. Evaluation results are provided for the region as a whole, individual counties, and the City of Detroit and by community group classification. The development of community groups, their definition, and a list of the communities that make up each group is appended. (WI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, Detroit.
Note: For a related document, see Ed 166 294; Some tables may be marginally legible due to the print quality of the original document