IMPACT ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATING THE NO-BUILD ALTERNATIVE IN TRANSPORTATION

The general objective of no-build research has been to strengthen the techniques and procedures available to transportation planners and engineers in three areas: The definition of no-build alternatives; the prediction and measurement of the consequences of no-build alternatives; and, the use of no-build alternatives in plan evaluation. This objective has been partially met with the development of a set of interim guidelines and a Phase I research report. The guidelines are organized as follows: introduction and summary; the role of the no-build alternative; definition of alternatives; impact assessment; plan evaluation. Four technical appendices include: techniques dictionary: glossary; notes on the impact assessment process; and, references. These guidelines will be of use to all professionals concerned with the analysis of transportation alternatives, and all will benefit from gaining an understanding of the role of the no-build alternative and how it may be structured.

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  • Publication Date: 1977-8

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  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 7 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00179020
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1978 12:00AM