SCALING THE DESIRABILITY OF CONSEQUENCES OF TRANSPORTATION PLANS: AN APPLICATION OF THE CONSTANT-SUM PAIRED COMPARISON PROCEDURE

This paper describes a special technique which can be used by planners to develop ratio scales for the measurement of the relative desirability or importance of various consequences of highway development. Such scales appear necessary to provide data with the psychometric properties needed for use in a popular rational decision-making model. Discussion of an application of the technique, including a detailed description of the analytical procedures.

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    Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Gordon, M E
    • Wiley, J W
    • Sullivan, T D
  • Publication Date: 1979-7

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  • Accession Number: 00310603
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1980 12:00AM