Tools for analyzing the economic impacts of accessibility, reliability and connectivity projects
SHRP2 included five tools to help practitioners use economic analysis in project decision making. These tools are designed to fill the gap between the screening stage where the Case Studies may be useful and later stages where agencies may employ detailed economic models.
Analysis Tools include:
A final Analysis Tool, the Accounting Framework, provides a place to assemble the results of the accessibility, reliability and connectivity tools alongside more traditional benefits categories like safety, travel time savings and vehicle operating cost savings.
To use any of these tools, download the tool and the user’s guide as well as the final research report: Development of Tools for Assessing Wider Economic Benefits of Transportation.
Ask questions of other users on the Analysis Tools Forum.