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Title:Review of Road User Costs and Methods
Authors:Xiao Qin and Chase E. Cutler
University:South Dakota State University
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Report #:MPC-13-254
Project #:MPC-401
TRID #:01489513
Keywords:calculation, costs, disincentives, externalities, incentives, road construction, travelers, unit costs


In this study, the current SDDOT Road User Cost methodology and associated unit costs were evaluated and changes were implemented to the methodology to allow for a more complete analysis that aligns with the needs of each department and their use of RUC. The methodology was used to construct a worksheet that allows users to calculate the RUC for both stages of project construction for which it is currently being calculated.

How to Cite

Qin, Xiau, and Chase E. Cutler. Review of Road User Costs and Methods, MPC-13-254. North Dakota State University - Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Fargo: Mountain-Plains Consortium, 2013.

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