Full cost accessibility

Mengying Cui, David Levinson

Abstract


Traditional accessibility evaluation fails to fully capture the travel costs, especially the external costs, of travel. This study develops a full cost accessibility (FCA) framework by combining the internal and external cost components of travel time, safety, emissions, and money. The example illustrated compares FCA by automobile and bicycle on a toy network to demonstrate the potential and practicality of applying the FCA framework on real networks. This method provides an efficient evaluation tool for transport planning projects.

Keywords


Full cost analysis; New types of path; Accessibility evaluation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.2018.1042


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