Standard Transport Appraisal Methods

Standard Transport Appraisal Methods

1st Edition - November 4, 2020

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  • Editor: Niek Mouter
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128208229
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128208212

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Standard Transport Appraisal Methods, Volume 6 in the Advances in Transport Policy and Planning series, assesses both successful and unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world. Chapters in this new release include Transport models, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Value of Travel Time Savings and reliability, Value of Statistical Life, Wider economic benefits, Multi-criteria analysis, Best-Worst Method, Participatory Value Evaluation, Ex-post evaluation, Sustainability assessment, Evaluating Transport Equity, Environmental Impact Assessment, Decision-Support Systems, Deliberative appraisal methods, Critique on appraisal methods, Appraisal methods in developing countries, Research agenda for appraisal methods, and much more.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Transport Policy and Planning series


Advanced students, researchers, policy makers and technology developers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Cost-benefit analysis

    Carl Koopmans and Niek Mouter

    2. Value of travel time and travel time reliability

    Gerard de Jong and Marco Kouwenhoven

    3. The value of a statistical life

    Henrik Andersson

    4. Transport models

    Rob van Nes and Gerard de Jong

    5. The wider economic benefits of transportation

    Csaba G. Pogonyi

    6. Multi-criteria analysis

    Marco Dean

    7. Comparing cost-benefit analysis and multi-criteria analysis

    Niek Mouter, Marco Dean, Carl Koopmans and Jose Manuel Vassallo

    8. Environmental impact assessment for transport projects: A review of technical and process-related issues

    Julio A. Soria-Lara, Rosa M. Arce-Ruíz, Aldo Arranz-López and Amor Ariza-Álvarez

    9. Project appraisal methods: Tools for optimizing or for informed political debate?

    Petter Næss

Product details

  • No. of pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: November 4, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128208229
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128208212

About the Serial Volume Editor

Niek Mouter

Niek Mouter is at Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Affiliations and Expertise

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

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