TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 12: Framework and Tools for Estimating Benefits of Specific Freight Network Investments provides a framework and tools designed to help estimate the private and public benefits of potential freight infrastructure investments.
The evaluation framework is intended to assist public planning and decision-making processes regarding freight; to supplement benefit/cost assessment with distributional impact measures; and to advance public-private cooperation.
The framework is capable of handling projects that span all of the different modes and able to assess benefits from a variety of project types, including those that are designed to improve freight operations, as well as those that would generate more capacity through infrastructure expansion.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||17-19|
|Chapter 2 - Key Issues to Address in Evaluating Freight Projects||20-26|
|Chapter 3 - Current Practices in Freight Investment Decision Making||27-51|
|Chapter 4 - Development of the Freight Evaluation Framework||52-58|
|Chapter 5 - Testing the Framework||59-100|
|Chapter 6 - Using the Framework||101-112|
|Chapter 7 - Lessons Learned and Suggested Topics for Future Research||113-117|
|Appendix A - Traditional Benefit/Cost Tools||119-123|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||124-124|
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