Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
B: Transportation Economics and Policy
Evaluating Proposed Transportation Infrastructure Projects in Metro Manila Using the Transport Co-Benefit Analysis
Alexis M. FILLONE
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Volume 11 (2015) Pages 189-208

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Several large scale transportation infrastructure projects have been proposed, with several already under construction, in Metro Manila by the current Administration such as the elevated expressway above the PNR line also known as the NLEx-SLEx connector, the NAIA expressway, the CALA and Lakeshore expressway projects as well as the proposed LRT line 1 South Extension, BRT lines, subway, among others. Some of these transportation infrastructure projects are for possible Public-Private Partnership (PPP) funding. Aside from the National Government's proposals, several private groups have also proposed transportation infrastructure projects in Metro Manila. This research analyzed and evaluated the impact of these proposed transport infrastructure projects on urban travel using the Transport Co-Benefit Analysis as developed by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). This research provides a macroscopic analysis regarding which proposed infrastructure projects would be beneficial to the people of Metro Manila.

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