Title

Evaluating public transit benefits and costs: Best Practices Guidebook.

Authors

Todd Litman

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2-2010

Subject Area

ridership - disadvantage, economics - appraisal/evaluation, economics - benefits

Keywords

benefits and costs, transit service, transit evaluation, modal choice, system efficiency, cost comparisons, advantages and disadvantages

Abstract

This guidebook describes how to create a comprehensive framework for evaluating the full impacts (benefits and costs) of a particular transit service or improvement. It identifies various categories of impacts and how to measure them. It includes examples of transit evaluation, and provides extensive references.