Road projects designing in rural areas versus community participation. the case study of construction planning the western bypass of Myślenice and Bysina

key words: road infrastructure planning, spatial policy, spatial planning, public participation

Summary:

The main subject of this study was the analysis of the spatial and engineering aspects of planning, which has direct application in decision making and emphasizing the role of citizens in the investment processes. The authors made an analysis of the proposed bypass road of Myślenice. It was suggested to shift the roadway to the north, which would provide a better access to the plough-lands, which would be better utilised. Such alternation was proposed according to the expectations of local inhabitants. Taking into account opinions of local communities, it was found that the route of the western bypass road of Myślenice city can be excluding the areas of Bysina village. What is also important proposed solution requires lower outlays than the primordial version of this investment.

Citation:

Hołuj A., Frączek J. 2015. Road projects designing in rural areas versus community participation. the case study of construction planning the western bypass of Myślenice and Bysina. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2015/ IV (4 (Dec 2015))