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User and non-user benefit analysis for highways / American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

Contributor(s): American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, c2010Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 9781560514671; 1560514671.Subject(s): Roads -- United States -- Design and construction -- Cost effectiveness | Transportation -- United States -- Planning | Benefit cost analysisDDC classification: 388.112 AAS
Contents:
Overview -- Concepts and basic methodologies -- Evaluating operational improvements -- Evaluating safety improvements -- User benefit analysis modules -- Benefit-cost calculations -- Survey of available software tools -- Introduction -- Primary impacts -- Secondary impacts -- Appendix. Wizard user manual -- References -- Index.
Summary: This document updates and expands the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) User Benefit Analysis for Highways, also known as the Red Book. This AASHTO publication helps state and local transportation planning authorities evaluate the economic benefits of highway improvements. This update incorporates improvements in user-benefit calculation methods and, for the first time, provides guidance for evaluating important non-user impacts of highways. Previous editions of the Red Book provided guidance regarding user benefit measurement only. This update provides a framework for project evaluations that accurately account for both user and non-user benefits. The manual and accompanying CD-ROM provide a valuable resource for people who analyze the benefits and costs of highway projects.
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Book Book School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
388.112 AAS (Browse shelf) Available NIT-8345
Book Book School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
388.112 AAS (Browse shelf) Available NIT-8346
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"September 2010."

CD-ROM contains complete text in PDF format, a computerized "wizard" that automates benefit-cost analysis for highways, electronic calculation worksheets matching the worksheets in manual, and presentation tools.

"Publ. No.: UBA-3"--P. [4] of cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Overview -- Concepts and basic methodologies -- Evaluating operational improvements -- Evaluating safety improvements -- User benefit analysis modules -- Benefit-cost calculations -- Survey of available software tools -- Introduction -- Primary impacts -- Secondary impacts -- Appendix. Wizard user manual -- References -- Index.

This document updates and expands the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) User Benefit Analysis for Highways, also known as the Red Book. This AASHTO publication helps state and local transportation planning authorities evaluate the economic benefits of highway improvements. This update incorporates improvements in user-benefit calculation methods and, for the first time, provides guidance for evaluating important non-user impacts of highways. Previous editions of the Red Book provided guidance regarding user benefit measurement only. This update provides a framework for project evaluations that accurately account for both user and non-user benefits. The manual and accompanying CD-ROM provide a valuable resource for people who analyze the benefits and costs of highway projects.

System requirements for use of CD-ROM: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Excel, CD-ROM drive.

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