Roads, bridges, bike lanes and other transportation infrastructure are not free. Even so, enhancing our transportation system with projects like these can save significant dollars in the long run. As a transportation economist, calculating the cost benefits of a proposed project is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.
This report presents findings of a study examining the park, cross, and ride parking behavior. Before this study, no research had been performed to evaluate the cost and the benefits. This study does so with a cost-benefit analysis examining different scenarios.