Performing cost and impact analyses

By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 14 Apr 2015

In identifying measures to resolve mobility problems, local authorities often have to select from a number of different options. When making a decision about which measure is most suitable to pursue, economic feasibility and the extent of a measure's impact are crucial factors to consider.

The TIDE project has produced a document comparing the use of multi-criteria analysis compared to a conventional cost-benefit analysis when assessing measures. These are also illustrated with examples carried out in cities involved in the TIDE project.

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