FACTORS FOR EVALUATION OF CENTER CITY TRANSPORTATION PLANS

THE REPORT DESCRIBES 13 FACTORS OR ATTRIBUTES OF AN URBAN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM WHICH MUST BE CONSIDERED IN A BENEFIT-COST EVALUATION OF TRANSPORTATION IMPACTS ON FOUR GROUPS OF POTENTIAL BENEFICIARIES: USERS, BUSINESS AND REAL ESTATE INTERESTS, PERSONS RESIDING IN PROXIMITY TO RIGHTS-OF-WAY, AND THE GENERAL COMMUNITY. THE REPORT WAS PREPARED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO CONCEPTS FOR EVALUATING CENTER CITY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM AND PROJECTS WHICH DISCUSSED A GENERAL METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH. A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT-COST MODEL MUST IDENTIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF TRANSPORTATION BENEFITS AND COSTS AMONG THE FOUR GROUPS. SPECIFIC FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED INCLUDE: TRAVEL TIME, ACCESS, NOISE, SAFETY, VIBRATION, AIR POLLUTION, ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY, GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT, EMERGENCY RESPONSES, COMFORT AND AMENITIES, INTRUSION, ATTRACTIVENESS FOR THE COMMUTER, AND FLEXIBILITY. /NTIS/

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    Institute for Defense Analyses

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  • Authors:
    • Kamrass, M
  • Publication Date: 1970-4

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  • Accession Number: 00242400
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1973 12:00AM