Research and analysis

Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment

Explains why and how DfT appraises transport investments and presents the department's latest related technical research and future plans.

Documents

Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: progress report 2017

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Understanding and valuing impacts of transport investment: values of travel time savings consultation response

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Understanding and valuing impacts of transport investment: values of travel time savings

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Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: progress report 2014

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Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: October 2013

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Understanding and valuing the impacts of transport investment: latest DfT technical research and next steps in transport appraisal

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Transport appraisal in investment decisions: A3 summary leaflet

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Transport networks and services are vital to the way we lead our lives and the success of our economy. These networks and services require investment to ensure they continue to support economic growth and higher standards of living.

These documents bring together information on:

  • how and why the Department for Transport appraises transport investment options
  • the latest technical research to support development of DfT’s appraisal framework and methods, setting out the reasons for undertaking the research, the findings, and our responses to them
  • our plans for the next phase in developing our appraisal techniques

The ‘Transport appraisal in investment decisions’ leaflet is formatted to be read in printed form, double-sided on A3 paper.

Published 29 October 2013
Last updated 30 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Progress report 2017 published.
  2. Value of travel time savings consultation response.
  3. Published 'Understanding and Valuing Impacts of Transport Investment: values of travel time savings'.
  4. 2014 progress report published
  5. First published.