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Transport planners welcome DfT’s re-think on uncertainty

Appraisals

by Peter Stonham
29 June 2021
Tom van Vuren: Placing  uncertainty in transport modelling and appraisal is substantial step forward
Tom van Vuren: Placing uncertainty in transport modelling and appraisal is substantial step forward
Glenn Lyons: Toolkit reflects an important shift in the framing of forecasting and, in turn, appraisal
Glenn Lyons: Toolkit reflects an important shift in the framing of forecasting and, in turn, appraisal

 

Leading transport planners have welcomed a new ‘toolkit’ from the DfT’s appraisal and analysis team which offers guidance on how to address uncertainty in transport appraisal and modelling. But they say it is just the latest step in a journey away from definitive traffic forecasts to a much more open-minded and flexible approach to scheme analysis.

The new document – which addresses concerns that any forecast outcomes will be open to differing professional judgement...

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