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Urban decision making for transportation investments

Sheldon M Edner

Urban decision making for transportation investments

Portland"s light rail transit line

by Sheldon M Edner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Distributed by Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- Oregon -- Portland -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Street-railroads -- Oregon -- Portland -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Urban transportation -- Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Sheldon M. Edner, G.B. Arrington, Jr. ; [prepared by Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon] ; prepared with funding from Office of Planning Assistance, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
    SeriesA Technology sharing reprint, Technology sharing reprint series
    ContributionsArrington, G. B, Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Planning Assistance
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608968M

    The Transportation Elimination-by-Aspects (TEBA) framework, a new evaluation and decision making framework (and methodology) for large transportation projects, is proposed to elicit, structure and Author: Joseph Berechman. TRANSPORTATION. 66 Pages, x Formats: Paperback. Paperback, $ (US $) (CA $) Publication Date: April ISBN

    URBAN TRANSPORTATION DECISION MAKING: 5. ATLANTA. A CASE STUDY. The report is one in a series encompassing ten monographs and a summary. Together they describe the transportation decision process in a number of major cities in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe, and interpret this information in such a way as to derive observations and conclusions useful in the identification of . Urban transportation development has traditionally been organized by mode. The demand. Consequently, decision-making bodies can be confronted with conflicting forecasts. It is possible to justify or undermine virtually any project by changing Transportation investments that reduce the cost of doing business lead to lower prices and a more.

    Dr. Polzin carries out research in mobility analysis, public transportation, travel behavior, planning process development, and transportation decision-making. Dr. Polzin is on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Transportation and serves on several Transportation Research Board and . Based on the development of Chinese Intelligent Integrate Transportation Systems, this paper shows the problems found in the process of the investment and finance of urban Intelligent Integrate Transportation Systems, especially when the problem faces the planning and Decision-Making process.


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