Transport and ethics : ethics and the evaluation of transport policies and projects

1. Introduction -- 2. The opinion of the target group -- 3. How suitable is CBA for the ex ante evaluation of transport projects and policies? -- 4. Social exclusion -- 5. Long-term sustainability and transport evaluation -- 6. Safety : indicators, pricing humans and democracy -- 7. The ethics of do...

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Main Author: Wee, Bert van
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2011
Series:Transport economics, management, and policy
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Introduction -- 2. The opinion of the target group -- 3. How suitable is CBA for the ex ante evaluation of transport projects and policies? -- 4. Social exclusion -- 5. Long-term sustainability and transport evaluation -- 6. Safety : indicators, pricing humans and democracy -- 7. The ethics of doing transport research -- 8. The use of models -- 9. Epilogue and discussion
This insightful book discusses the use of Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) for transport policy options from an ethical perspective. Each detailed chapter deals with issues such as: the use and ethical aspects of CBA in transport, social exclusion, the environment and long term sustainability, safety, ethics of research and modelling transport. It summarizes ethics-based critics on CBA and discusses their relevance for accessibility, the environment and safety. In addition it explores ethical dilemmas of doing CBAs and CBA related research. The book concludes with possible avenues for further exploring the links between transport and ethics
Physical Description:ix, 260 p
ISBN:9781849809658
9781849809641