Policy and Guidance

Benefit-Cost Analysis Guidance for Rail Projects

  • 31
  • May
  • 2016
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Association
SUBJECT: Railroad Safety Program Management
KEYWORDS: Benefit-Cost Analysis Guidance for Rail Projects
ABSTRACT: This guidance document is intended to provide a consistent approach for completing a benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for passenger and freight rail project proposals. The systematic process of identifying, quantifying, and comparing expected benefits and costs helps decision-makers organize information about, and evaluate trade-offs among, alternative transportation investments.

####