The Economics of Transportation Systems: A reference for practitioners
by K. Kockelman, D. Chen, K. Larsen, B. Nichols
Publisher: The University of Texas 2013
Number of pages: 310
This Reference is designed to introduce transportation practitioners to the underlying economic realities of their profession. Ultimately, good engineering judgment, which is vital to defensible and optimal decision-making, relies in large part on good economic judgment.
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