Investment in Transportation Infrastructure: A Case for Benefit–Cost Analysis

This article looks at utilizing benefit-cost analysis when prioritizing transportation infrastructure investments. Topics covered include economic and societal benefits, estimating value, appropriate applications and transitioning to adoption. Examples from agencies such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey illustrate the effectiveness of benefit-cost analysis.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 8-13
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 309
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01643024
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 19 2017 1:58PM