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Source of tools

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

Where is tool available from
Anton Goebel, Finnish Road Administration, Tiehallinto, Opastinsilta 12 A, PL 33, FIN 005201 Helsinki

When was the tool produced
For all modes in the year 2000, but almost the same system was in use in Road Administration earlier. Some upgrades 2002.

Is support provided
The Ministry and the Road Administration arrange courses and give instructions if asked.

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
The tool is based on ordinary cost-benefit-analysis (CBA), and applied for this use.

Cost of the full tool
No extra costs; this calculation is an essential part of infrastructure planning, and can even cut planning costs if knowing the approximate profitability before helps narrowing the scope to the best alternatives only.