Research Project

Development of Integrated Economic Impact Analysis Tool for Equity Sensitive Projects

To develop a state-of-the-art tool to evaluate broad economic impact of freight and passenger transportation.

Principal Investigator
Kawamura, Kazuya
Research Area(s)
Freight
Co-Investigators
Rainer vom Hofe, Amanda Perkins
Funding Source
Illinois Department of Transportation (METSI)

Abstract

This research study addressed the following tasks:

  • Review of accessibility models.
  • Development of accessibility model.
  • Test/calibration of accessibility model.
  • Development and calibration of CGE model for Chicago region.
  • Integrate accessibility and CGE models.
  • Case study to test model performance.

A report or paper from this research is not immediately available.