Economic Impact Analysis of Transit Investments

Economic Impact Analysis of Transit Investments

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This report will be of interest to transportation economists and other analysts to assist them in selecting methods to conduct economic impact analyses of transit investments. Although the primary goal of public transportation investments is to improve mobility, economic benefits are also important to transit investment decisions. Consequently, it is important that reliable and defensible analytic methods are used to support decisionmaking.In the case of BART, this is largely supported by empirical evidence (Cervero, 1993). a€c Motorized trip generation rates from the ITE (1991) Trip Generation manual are assumed to apply. A daily rate of 6.5 trips per multi-family household isanbsp;...

Title:Economic Impact Analysis of Transit Investments
Author:David Alan Aschauer
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 1998-01-01


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