TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 128: Practices for Evaluating the Economic Impacts and Benefits of Transit provides state-of-the-practice information for transit agencies to help them in incorporating economic benefits and impacts into their decision-making processes, which may lead to more sustainable funding solutions for transit agencies. The report describes the methods used for assessing transit economic impacts and benefits, the types of effects that are covered by these methods, and the ways that agencies are using the information obtained for planning, prioritizing, funding, and stakeholder support.
Table of Contents
|Chapter One - Introduction: Overview and Key Issues||3-9|
|Chapter Two - Overall Framework: A Review of National Research||10-17|
|Chapter Three - Local Application of Analysis Methods||18-37|
|Chapter Four - Survey of Agency Practice||38-44|
|Chapter Five - Case Examples||45-59|
|Chapter Six - Conclusions||60-62|
|Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations||63-64|
|Appendix A - Reviews of National Reports and Guides||69-76|
|Appendix B - Survey Questionnaire||77-83|
|Appendix C - Survey Participants||84-86|
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