Presentation | 2013

Economic Effects of Access Management


  • Determine the economic effects of access management techniques on businesses adjacent to multilane highways.

In Favor of a Raised Median to Increase Safety?

  • Tendency is definitely negative reaction by businesses.
  • However, after median installation opinions appear to improve!

Ranking of Customer Considerations

  • App. 60% ranked “Accessibility” 4th, 5th, or 6th!
  • Although businesses generally a negative on the impact of medians, accessibility is not a high ranking consideration among customers.

Impact of Raised Medians on Business-Related Attributes

  • Most categories do not appear to be “Worse” for treatment sites!
  • Treatment sites show improved “perceptions” vs. comparison sites, indicating things are not as bad as originally perceived.