MANUAL FOR DERIVING THE MARGINAL COST OF PASSENGER CAR TRAVEL TIME

A DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF THE PROCEDURES FOR (1) DEVELOPING ESTIMATES OF THE COST OF PASSENGER CAR TRAVEL TIME FOR HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS, BRIEFLY REFERRED TO AS THE COST OF TIME, AND (2) USING THE COST OF TIME ESTIMATES TO DERIVE THE MARGINAL COST OF TIME WHICH MAY BE USED AS THE VALUE OF PASSENGER CAR TRAVEL TIME FOR ECONOMIC ANALYSES OF PROJECTS IN A GIVEN HIGHWAY BUDGET. THE INSTRUCTIONS AND WORK SHEETS WHICH ARE PRESENTED ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPTS FROM PRIOR STUDIES. USERS OF THIS MANUAL ARE ASSUMED TO HAVE AT LEAST A RUDIMENTARY KNOWLEDGE OF THE TECHNIQUES OF ENGINEERING ECONOMY STUDIES. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Stanford Research Institute

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    Menlo Park, CA  USA  94025
  • Authors:
    • Curry, D A
  • Publication Date: 1966-6

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  • Accession Number: 00201357
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Sri - Proj No Im - 5074
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 19 1994 12:00AM