Promoting innovation in transportation infrastructure maintenance: incentives contracting and performance-based specifications

Knowledge of what action is needed to drive innovation at a desired speed is in demand in the civil engineering sector. 1. What measures to stimulate innovation have been tested? 2. How much innovation has been achieved by contracting? 3. How much innovation was achieved by performance-based specifications? 4. How can cost models contribute to innovation? Practices in Sweden, France, USA and Canada are examined, including both qualitative and quantitative methods.

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    • Doctoral thesis submitted to the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Civil and Architectural Engineering.
  • Authors:
    • Stenbeck, T
  • Publication Date: 2007-9


  • English

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  • Pagination: 32p + appendices
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    • Issue Number: 91

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  • Accession Number: 01387272
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 10:16PM