A PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATING INTANGIBLE BENEFITS FROM PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

A REVIEW IN DETAIL IS PRESENTED OF THE APPROACHES AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED BY THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS AND CORPS OF ENGINEERS. THE DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED IN ASSIGNING MARKET VALUES TO OR EVEN QUANTIFYING MOST INTANGIBLE BENEFITS HAS LED TO RELYING ON INFORMED VALUE JUDGMENT. THE METHOD, HOWEVER, IS HAMPERED BY A LACK OF UNIFORMITY IN MEANINGS AND CLASSICICATIONS. IT RECOMMENDS THAT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION, TOGETHER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OPERATING ADMINISTRATIONS AND OTHER INTERESTED AGENCIES, PREPARE A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ANOTHER POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO THE GLARE AND VISIBILITY METHODOLOGY NECESSARY TO EVALUATE THE DETERMINATES AND TO RELATE THEM TO THE POPULATION AFFECTED. /AUTHOR/ WOULD MAKE VEHICLE HEADLAMPS UNNECESSARY, EXCEPT PERHAPS AS

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Richards, H A
  • Publication Date: 1969-4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201795
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1970 12:00AM