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Multimodal Investment Analysis Methodology, Phase I


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Project status


Start date: 01/01/97
End date: 08/31/98


Project webpage: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/multimod/indexpr.htm

Report: Multimodal Investment Analysis Methodology, Phase I August 1998


Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation

About the research

Abstract: With passage of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 state and regional transportation programs in the United States have placed increased emphasis on planning system improvements from a multimodal perspective. However, most of the planning methods and tools available to transportation planners were developed to address needs from the perspective of a single mode. The purpose of this project is to develop a multimodal transportation investment analysis methodology that will permit the analysis of transportation investments from a system wide perspective.