- Sinha, Kumares C.
- Labi, Samuel, 1962-
- Transportation engineering
- 0471747327 (hbk.) :
- 9780471747321 (hbk.) :
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Preface.1. Introductory Concepts in Transportation Decision Making.1.0 General Introduction.1.1 Overall Transportation Program Development.1.1.1 Network level Planning.1.1.2 Project Development.1.1.3 Programming.1.1.4 Budgeting.1.1.5 Financial planning.1.2 The Process of Transportation Project Development.1.2.1 TDP Steps.1.2.2 Federal Legislation that affect the Transportation Development Process.1.3 Impacts of Transportation System Stimuli.1.3.1 Types of Transportation Stimuli.1.3.2 Impact Categories and Types.1.3.3 Dimensions of the Evaluation.1.4 Other Ways of Categorizing Transportation System Impacts.1.4.1 Categorization on the Basis of Resource Consumption.1.4.2 Categorization on the Basis of Affected Party and Resource Type Consumed.1.4.3 Categorization on the Basis of Other Considerations.1.5 Models Associated with Transportation Impact Evaluation.1.6 Role of Evaluation In TDP and Basic Elements of Evaluation.1.6.1 Role of Evaluation in TDP.1.7.2 Why Carry out Evaluation?1.6.3 Goals, Criteria, Impact Types.1.7 Procedural Framework for Transportation Systems Evaluation.1.7.1 Identification of Evaluation Subject.1.7.2 Concerns of Decision makers and Other Stakeholders.1.7.3 Identification of Goals and Objectives of the Transportation Improvement.1.7.4 Establishment of Performance Measures for Assessing the Objectives.1.7.5 Establish Dimensions for the Analysis (Evaluation Scopes).1.7.6 Recognize Legal and Administrative Requirements.1.7.7 Identify Possible Courses of Action and Develop Feasible Alternatives.1.7.8 Estimation of Agency and User Costs.1.7.9 Estimation of Other Benefits and Costs.1.7.10 The Comparison Process.1.7.11 Good Practices in Evaluation.1.8 Continuing and Emerging Trends in Transportation.1.8.1 Operational Accountability of Highway Infrastructure.1.8.2 Integrated Transportation Asset Management.1.8.3 Increased Need to Evaluate Investments on Basis of Risk and Vulnerability Performance.1.8.4Business like Approach to Asset Management.1.8.5 Transportation Deregulation.1.8.6 Just in Time (JIT) Inventory Systems.1.8.7 Increased Competition:.1.8.8 Globalization of Business:.1.9 Chapter Summary.Exercises.References.2. Performance Measures in Transportation Evaluation.2.0 Introduction.2.1 Transportation System Goals, Objectives, and Performance Measures.2.2 Performance Measures at Network and Project Levels.2.3 How to Select a Good Performance Measure.2.4 Dimensions of Performance Measures.2.5 Performance Measures Associated With Each Dimension.2.5.1 Overall Goals.2.5.2 System Objectives.2.5.3 Sector Concerns/Interests.2.5.4 Flow Entity.2.5.5 Modal Scope.2.5.6 Transportation Mode.2.5.7 Affected Entity or Stakeholder.2.5.8 Spatial Scope.2.5.9 Agency Responsibility.2.5.10 Time Frame and Level of Refinement.2.6 Linking Agency Goals to Performance Measures State Of Practice.2.7 Benefits of Using Performance Measures.2.8 Chapter Summary.Exercises.References.3. Estimating Transportation Demand.3.0 Introduction.3.1 Transportation Demand.3.1.1 Basic Concepts in Transportation Demand Estimation.3.1.2 Causes of Shifts in the Transportation Demand Curve.3.1.3 Categorization of Demand Estimation Models.3.1.4 Aggregate Methods for Project level Transportation Demand Estimation.(a) On the basis of Attributes of the Entire Parent Network.(b) On the basis of Facility Attributes Only.(c) General Comments on Demand Estimation Models.3.2 Transportation Supply.3.2.1 The Concept of Transportation Supply.3.2.2 Shifts in the Transportation Supply Curve.3.3 Equilibration and Dynamics of Transportation Demand and Supply.3.3.1 Demand Supply Equilibration.3.3.2 Simultaneous Equation Bias in Demand Supply Equilibration.3.3.3 Dynamics of Transportation Demand and Supply.3.4 Elasticities of Travel Demand And Supply.3.4.1 Classification of Elasticities by Method of Computation.3.4.2 Classification of Elasticities by Source of Elasticity.3.4.3 Classification of Elasticity by Relative Direction of Response: Direct and Cross Elasticities
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