ECONOMIC CONCEPTS OF HIGHWAY PLANNING

THE PAPER DISCUSSES (A) THE MICRO-ECONOMIC TREATMENT OF HIGHWAY PROJECTS, DEFINED AS THE SMALLEST UNITS OF DECISION- MAKING, (B) PROGRAM ANALYSES WHERE SYSTEM EFFECTS, COMPATIBILITIES AND INCOMPATIBILITIES OF VARIOUS PROJECTS IN TIME OR SPACE HAVE TO BE RESOLVED, AND (C) THE MICRO- ECONOMIC RECONCILIATION OF HIGHWAY CLAIMS FOR RESOURCES WITH POSSIBLE OTHER DEMANDS FOR THEM. THE ANALYSIS AIMS AT RATIONAL RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND ATTEMPTS TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC CRITERIA FOR THE SOLUTION OF BROAD TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS, FOR EXAMPLE, IN A REGIONAL OR METROPOLITAN CONTEXT. /AUTHOR/

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  • Authors:
    • Kuhn, Tillo E
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  • Publication Date: 1961

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Monograph Title: Studies in highway engineering economy
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  • Created Date: Aug 5 1994 12:00AM