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  1. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Complementarity

    Definition – Complementarity refers to a beneficial situation where the implementation of two measures results in greater total benefits than the implementation of either measure on its own: Benefits (A+B) ...

  2. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Consultation

    Definition – Consultation is the act or process of formally requesting input and discussing a subject with a person or organisation. Relevance to SUMP – Consultation is a core element of the SUMP approach...

  3. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)

    Definition – A Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) expresses a project’s or measure ’s direct and indirect costs and benefits, allowing the benefits and economic viability to be assessed and expressed in monetary...

  4. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Costs: internal & external costs

    Definition – Internal costs refer to the direct monetised costs (planning, construction, management, maintenance, disposal) for a person or organisation undertaking an activity. External costs (also known...

  5. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Credibility

    Definition – Credibility refers to the quality of being trusted or believed. A person or organisation that does not keep its word will soon lose its credibility. Relevance to SUMP – Maintaining the...

  6. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Data

    Definition – Data comprises facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis in a quantitative and/or qualitative format. Relevance to SUMP – A variety of data is required to inform SUMP...

  7. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Decision making / Evidence-based decision-making

    Definition – Decision making is the act or process of making decisions, by whatever means. E vidence-based decision-making is intended to help policy makers maximise the benefits of their investments and to...

  8. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Delphi survey

    Definition – The Delphi technique involves a wide range of stakeholders in a survey, usually to build knowledge about a contemporary issue or to support the forecasting of future conditions and developments...

  9. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Demand management

    Definition – Transportation Demand Management (TDM), also called Travel or Traffic Demand Management, aims to reduce the need to travel by discouraging unnecessary private vehicle use and by promoting more...

  10. Glossary
    12 November 2015

    Diversity

    Definition – Diversity is often described as cultural and ethnic variation among people. Recognising this kind of diversity is crucial in research, policy making and planning because culture and ethnicity...