The purpose of this report was threefold:
- To review the major approaches to assessing the national economic benefits of transport investment and, in particular, the role of Social Cost Benefit Analysis (SCBA);
- To review the role of transport investment in national and regional economic development and, in particular, whether it has a special role to play in such development;
- To review approaches for assessing regional economic and other distributional effects.
You can view the report here.