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Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Tool application

Name of the tool
Cost-benefit-analyses (CBA)

Who applied the tool in the case?
Ministry of Transport and Communications/gave mandatory instructions for transport authorities to use this method.

Time taken to fully apply the tool
Depends totally on the project. In simple cases some hours, in complicated ones some weeks or months.

An experienced planner can count the approximate C/B-ratio in some minutes, knowing the investment cost and forecasted traffic flow.

Any other interesting information about the tool
Note: the time consumed in traffic and accident costs are elements of social sustainability, noise and emission costs are elements of environmental sustainability. Having the straight economical impacts also included, this analysis covers all elements of sustainability, at least in principle.

Case study/ies where tool is in use

Transport Project Assessment Guidelines

Assessment of organic waste treatment in Denmark.

Solid Waste in Copenhagen