Transportation planning and policy decision making
Read Online

Transportation planning and policy decision making behavioral science contributions

  • 925 Want to read
  • ·
  • 44 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Transportation -- Planning -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Transportation and state -- United States -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard M. Michaels.
ContributionsMichaels, Richard M., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research., University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. Urban Systems Laboratory.
LC ClassificationsHE193 .T65
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4420509M
ISBN 100030557860
LC Control Number79024820

Download Transportation planning and policy decision making


The book provides a conceptual framework and work program for actions and outlines future research needs. It presents the current evidence-base, the benefits of and numerous case studies on integrating health and the environment into urban development and transport planning.   2. Supporting Transport Planning and Policy, recognizes that the demands on transportation data programs to support decision-making for transport planning and policy making clearly have evolved. The chapters have been selected with particular emphasis on the challenges of the near and medium term future to the design of transport surveys. transportation planning and programming processes, and provides ideas and general guidance to CDOT staff as they continue to engage the public. Provide timely information about transportation issues and decision-making processes to stakeholders early and throughout the process. Urban Transportation Planning is well written and well organized. Complicated modeling techniques are explained in detail. The process flow charts and bubble graphs simplify complex relationships between transportation, land use, planning and politics. Strengths and weaknesses of different modeling strategies are discussed in by:

Policy/Guidance - Statewide and metropolitan transportation planning processes are governed by Federal law and applicable state and local laws if Federal highway or transit funds are used for transportation investment. Planning Glossary - Search the Planning Glossary to help you in understand planning terms and acronyms. Plannning Guidance. A decision-making planning tool (see Exhibit 13) has been included in Chapter 7 to help organize planning challenges using the ICS. This tool helps identify what needs to be addressed in plans, procedures, inventory, and infrastructure to implement the policy when the time comes. Given that billions of dollars are spent each year on transportation systems in the United States alone, and that there is a need for thorough and rational evaluation and decision making for cost-effective system preservation and improvement, this text should be on the desks of all transportation planners, engineers, and by: This pioneering text provides a holistic approach to decision making in transportation project development and programming, which can help transportation professionals to optimize their investment choices. The authors present a proven set of methodologies for evaluating transportation projects that ensures that all costs and impacts are taken into consideration.

Get this from a library! Transportation planning and policy decision making: behavioral science contributions. [Richard M Michaels; United States. Department of Transportation. Office of University Research.; University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. Urban Systems Laboratory.;]. The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, indicators and frameworks for measuring sustainable development in the transportation sector are developed. In the second, the authors analyze actual planning and decision-making in transportation agencies in a variety of governance settings. The Transportation Planning Process: Key Issues - A Briefing Book for Transportation Decision-makers, Officials, and Staff. This report is a semi-popularized overview of transportation planning and provides a basic understanding of key concepts in statewide and metropolitan transportation planning, along with references for additional information. Decision Making is the process by which one alternative is selected over another. Decision making generally occurs in the planning phases of transportation projects, but last minute decision making has been shown to occur, sometimes successfully.